Is there a valid reason for enforcing a maximum width of 80 characters in a code file, this day and age? [closed]

I think the practice of keeping code to 80 (or 79) columns was originally created to support people editing code on 80-column dumb terminals or on 80-column printouts. Those requirement have mostly gone away now, but there are still valid reasons to keep the 80 column rule: To avoid wrapping when copying code into email, … Read more