On 11 Apr 2002 at 16:18, Gustavo Niemeyer wrote:
I've read that, but I don't agree with the second paragraph. Universal newline support is available only for input. This sentence is enough to easily predict the behavior in every usage case, including "+" modes.
How can you reliably update a file if there's no obvious mapping between file position and character position?
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