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

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Mon Aug 18 11:11:14 EDT 2003

    aahz> Then that person needs to specify '\r' as EOL (and open the file
    aahz> as binary).  There's no one-size fits all and yes, you normally do
    aahz> need to quote string fields with embedded newlines with CSV.

Then it's better than we never use universal newline (or plain text) mode,
and do our own line parsing.  Without it, I think the opportunities for
confusion are too great.


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