Re: [dev] Am I doing this right?

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Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2023 13:32:02 -0400

> Is this message – an equivalent of a new forum topic or thread? Does anyone
> even see this? Sorry, first time having conversations this way. Also, is
> hard-wrapping lines at 80 characters a requirement? I see many people
> doing this here (I
> think I also saw Linus Torvalds doing the same in kernel emails).

Wrapping lines like that means smaller screens have a much better viewing
Also on bigger screens one can resize or tile windows, which means more
and text for better efficiency.

> I do see an appeal in this, but I don't necessarily see the purpose. You
> configure any text editor to soft-wrap at the end of the screen
> without breaking lines.
> Is there something I can read about this?

I use Vi and have `set wraplen=79` in ~/.exrc file among others things.
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