Text files driving me mad

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Jun 13 11:58:01 EDT 2002

Let me request what I think would be the ultimate solution to this; even 
though this is not the improve list.

When getting a text file have the engine simply convert any combination 
of line feeds and/or carriage returns to something consistent internally 
like "return". This way any text would be opened correctly regardless of 
which platform it was made on. There might be some situations where this 
is not desirable but I bet not many.

Bill Vlahos

On Thursday, June 13, 2002, at 09:33  AM, Dar Scott wrote:

> On Thursday, June 13, 2002, at 10:11 AM, Troy Rollins wrote:
>> I'm told that we should be seeing an actual fix for this in a coming 
>> release.  :)
> This won't hurt me.  I absolutely never ever use "cr" or "return" in my 
> code.
> However, for those who had, I'd also be happy with constants asciiCR 
> and maybe others such as asciiLF.  Or other names that allow for 
> backward compatibility.
> Dar
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