Ah the 80 character line limit. It’s the first thing in nearly any styleguide and it came to be largely because of the width of the IBM punched card from the ‘20s. Nearly a century later and it’s as common as ever. Is it time for a change?
My name is Andrew Fricke, for the most part I'm a web developer, and this is where I ramble. This site is powered by a static site generator I wrote called mynt and there's also a feed. If you want to get in touch, you can find me on GitHub, Twitter, and I also hang out on IRC—Anomareh@freenode.