79 chars or more?

Roy Smith roy at panix.com
Fri Aug 20 14:44:42 CEST 2010

In article <4c6dfb31$0$11111$c3e8da3 at news.astraweb.com>,
 Steven D'Aprano <steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au> wrote:

> Of course source code is written in a monospaced typeface, which is a 
> little wider and consequently fewer characters per page.

There was a fling a while ago with typesetting code in proportional 
spaced type.  I think some of the "Effective C++" series from 
Addison-Wesley did that.  Yuck.

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