[Python-Dev] [python] Re: New lines, carriage returns, and Windows

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Oct 2 02:10:40 CEST 2007

Guido van Rossum wrote:
> The best solution for IronPython is probably to have the occasional
> wrapper around .NET APIs that translates between \r\n and \n on the
> boundary between Python and .NET;

That's probably true. I was responding to the notion
that IronPython shouldn't need any wrappers. To make
that really true would require IronPython to become
a different language that has a different canonical
representation of newlines.

It's fine with me to keep things as they are.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept, +--------------------------------------+
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