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Thu Jun 18 20:26:43 EDT 2009
On Jun 17, 5:36 pm, "steve" <st... at nospam.au> wrote:
> >"Carl Banks" <pavlovevide... at gmail.com> wrote in message
> >news:2f6271b1-5ffa-4cec-81f8->>0276ad647__BEGIN_MASK_n#9g02mG7!__...__END_MASK_i?a63jfAD$z__ at p5g2000pre.googlegroups.com...
> >On Jun 15, 7:56 pm, "steve" <st... at nospam.au> wrote:
> >> I was just looking at the python tutorial, and I noticed these lines:
> >> "Windows makes a distinction between text and binary files;
> >> "the end-of-line characters in text files are automatically altered
> >> "slightly when data is read or written.
> >> I don't see any obvious way to at docs.python.org to get that corrected:
> >> Is
> >> there some standard procedure?
> >What's wrong with it?
> >Carl Banks
> 1) Windows does not make a distinction between text and binary files.
> 2) end-of-line characters in text files are not automatically altered by
I agree with Robert Kern, it isn't necessary to distinguish between
Windows OS and a particular Windows runtime library for the purposes
of a tutorial.
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