In article <8a6c85$6j...@bob.news.rcn.net>, robeo...@orbanxyxy.com (Robert Orban) writes:You have to understand that the limit is a lower limit, not an upper one.
>Dare I ask, in this day of editors with automatic word-wrap, automatic
>indentation, and automatic formatting, why there is _any_ limit to the
>length of a line?
Any standard compiler MUST accept lines 132c long. There will obviously
be some upper limit, since I cannot imagine the standard stating:
Whatever arbitrary large number N, the system shall accept input lines
of at least N+1 characters. It would then be easy to sue vendors ;-)
The present standard garanties that this limit is not going to be less
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