Yeah, some terminals have gone beyond 80 columns before, but I found this Slashdot debate about the 80 column terminal screen really amusing as a sleep-deprived geek. The author argues that it’s time to move beyond 80 columns for coding standards. If phrases like ‘DEC VT100’, ‘text editors’ and and ‘punch cards’ get your blood flowing, you’ll enjoy the post.
Beyond 80 Columns… Where No Terminal Has Gone Before
July 8, 2007 by