[Python-3000] Lines breaking

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed May 30 03:17:40 CEST 2007

Guido van Rossum wrote:

> Well, I would have complained about that too, except I was too busy
> when splitlines() was snuck into the language behind my back. :-) I
> should add that it has never caused me grief even though it is
> flagrant disagreement with Python's general concept of line endings.

Personally I wouldn't object if you reverted that and
only allowed "\n" in splitlines. Having one and only
one internal representation for line endings seems
like a good thing.


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