Author terry.reedy
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Date 2018-12-15.03:18:11
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My suggest simple rule would sqeeze it.  With n = 50 and k = 75,

if len(s) > n*k or s.count('\n') > n: squeeze(s)

would squeeze at 3750.  With k = 50, as 2500.

I am not sure yet what to do about wrapping.  For development, a count of actual lines might be more helpful than a variable number of wrapped lines.
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