[RFC] Smaller line length for FORMAT="txt"
keramida at freebsd.org
Mon Jan 3 14:47:31 UTC 2005
On 2004-12-29 14:55, "Bruce A. Mah" <bmah at freebsd.org> wrote:
> If memory serves me right, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > Any objections to the following minor change to the doc makefiles?
> > The problem described in the PR is caused by the ``large'' line-width of
> > the ASCII text format. Currently, this is set to 78 characters, but in
> > sysinstall's dialogs we have at least 2 characters less in each line
> > because of the dialog decorations.
> > I completed a full doc/ build today with this patch. I don't think it
> > breaks anything very important, so I would be glad if this was committed
> > some day.
> I ought to know the answer to this, but what happens to screenshots or
> very wide <pre></pre> elements? This is not an objection, just a
The change I suggested affects only the text versions of the docs.
I haven't had a chance to proof-read everything, but I did check the
text version of the Handbook. The <PRE> elements are left unchanged,
so they extend past 72 columns.
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