Le Wed, 20 May 2009 18:02:54 -0700, "Raymond Hettinger" email@example.com s'exprima ainsi:
If the character limit didn't remain relevant, we'd remove it,
(to Steven) We definitely don't live in the same world ;-) In mine, any purely legacy trait change raises religious wars. People fighting against change _always_ find "good" reasons. That seems to be part of human nature (in the world I live in).
And who determines if it is a purely legacy trait? Don't you think that these reasons may be valid when it isn't?
-- Thus spake the Lord: Thou shalt indent with four spaces. No more, no less. Four shall be the number of spaces thou shalt indent, and the number of thy indenting shall be four. Eight shalt thou not indent, nor either indent thou two, excepting that thou then proceed to four. Tabs are right out.