Binary vs. Text mode

Dave Brueck dbrueck at
Tue Dec 5 15:16:49 CET 2000

Absolutely. I hope I didn't make it sound like this was Python's doing;
thanks for making that clear.


> As I have read in previous postings, this is not a feature of
> Python but rather a feature of C. This 'feature' regularly bites people
> working on Macs and PCs. On Unix, C's behavior is transparent but on Macs
> '\n' is converted to '\r' while on Win32 '\n' is converted to '\r\n'.

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