Strange behaviour with os.linesep

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Wed Jul 24 18:01:33 CEST 2013

On 7/23/2013 7:41 PM, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On 23 Jul 2013 15:25:12 GMT, Steven D'Aprano
> <steve+comp.lang.python at> declaimed the following:
>> On Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:42:13 +0200, Vincent Vande Vyvre wrote:
>>> On Windows a script where de endline are the system line sep, the files
>>> are open with a double line in Eric4, Notepad++ or Gedit but they are
>>> correctly displayed in the MS Bloc-Notes.
>> I suspect the problem lies with Eric4, Notepad++ and Gedit. Do you
>> perhaps have to manually tell them that the file uses Windows line
>> separators?

I suspect the problem likes in the file written. Notepad++ works fine 
with \r\n or \n on input and can produce either on output.

>  	Don't know about those, but SciTE I know has both an menu option for
> line ending (<cr><lf>, <lf>, <cr>), and one for "convert line endings"

Terry Jan Reedy

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