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

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Sun Sep 30 15:39:42 CEST 2007

    Michael> Actually, I usually get these strings from Windows UI
    Michael> components. A file containing '\r\n' is read in with '\r\n'
    Michael> being translated to '\n'. New user input is added containing
    Michael> '\r\n' line endings. The file is written out and now contains a
    Michael> mix of '\r\n' and '\r\r\n'.

So you need a translation layer between the UI component and your code.
Treat the component as a text file and perform the desired mapping.  Yes?


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