Peter.Mayne at au1.ibm.com
Tue Nov 27 08:44:51 CET 2001
"Chris Tavares" <christophertavares at earthlink.net> wrote in message
news:R2oL7.4488$eT3.447925 at newsread1.prod.itd.earthlink.net...
> "Dave Cinege" <dcinege at psychosis.com> wrote in message
> news:mailman.1006474590.24778.python-list at python.org...
> > Commandment #2
> > Thou shalt terminate thy line with but one byte. Let he who hath
> > understanding recognize the number of the byte, 0xA0. Death to thee who
> > terminates thine with any other byte!
> > You use a defective OS built with defective editors. REPENT!
> > Dave
> It sounds like somebody is overdue for a visit from the cult
Indeed. And what of those of us who have used operating systems with
record-based (rather than stream-based) filesystems, where the text files
don't require any line terminators at all? Far from defective, I assure you.
Not to mention Unicode encodings.
IBM GSA (but the opinions are mine)
Canberra, ACT, Australia
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