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

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 19:38:19 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 10:07 AM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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

/me points at his iPhone:

Dan-s-Phone:~ mobile$ echo $COLUMNS

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