[Python-Dev] file read-ahead with Mac end-of-line

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Mon Aug 18 00:38:14 EDT 2003

On Sun, Aug 17, 2003, Skip Montanaro wrote:
> I don't know how (or if) this should work with universal newline support.
> We expect files to be opened in binary mode, so I don't know if universal
> newline support applies.

Why do you expect binary rather than text mode?  I've always thought of
CSV files as text and would expect the usual line ending issues that are
supposed to be solved with universal newlines.
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