[Python-3000] Lines breaking

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue May 29 07:26:44 CEST 2007

>>   VT "Vertical Tab" 0B
>>   FF "Form Feed" 0C
> -1 on making these line-breaking characters by default.
> I like my ASCII text file lines broken by newline chars
> and nothing else.

The question, of course, is what a newline char is; this
whole mess originates from disagreement about this issue.

For example, .splitlines considers carriage-return (CR)
characters as well, and you don't seem to complain about


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