[arch-releng] size of the "display" (framebuffer?) on our images

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 11:07:38 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 10:01 AM, Michael Simpson <michael at abstract.fm> wrote:
> I think any sort of character limitation should be very carefully
> considered. Things should be designed to scale gracefully by means of a
> solid interface not by designing things to fit in 80 columns or any other
> fixed number.

Just to be clear here - even the terminals from the 70s supported 80
characters. "wide terminals" supported 132. Designing/limiting for 80
characters is a practice that has been used for a long time

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