platform() = MacOS (9 with ascii(13) or X with ascii(10))?
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Fri Aug 30 12:25:01 EDT 2002
Kee Nethery wrote:
> Regardless whether CR is platform specific, I know that Mac OS 9 uses
> a ascii(13) to delimit lines and I assume revolution honors that on
> Mac OS 9. It appears that revolution in Mac OS X uses ascii(10) to
> delimit lines.
> Since platform() is supposed to return "MacOS" for both versions of
> the MacOS and because the two platforms appear to use different line
> endings in Revolution ... how do I tell whether I need to convert
> line endings from ascii(13) to ascii(10) or leave them as ascii(13)?
> How do I know which MacOS I am on given that Revolution appears to
> treat them differently?
if the platform is not "MacOS" then return false
get the systemversion
set the itemdel to "."
if item 1 of it >= 10 then return true
But if you read in text mode you won't have to worry about converting line
endings, as it will be done for you by the engine.
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