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Re: mode line eol char indication

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: mode line eol char indication
Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2009 19:17:48 +0100

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 19:11, Drew Adams <address@hidden> wrote:

> So you are arguing that it is the system/platform name that is more meaningful
> to users, not the eol characters. I'm OK with that.

I'm not. \n, \r and \r\n (or ^J, etc) are exact: what they say is what
the file contains. "Unix", "DOS" and "Mac" are just hints about the
likely origin. Is not like it is impossible to create CRLF files under
GNU/Linux, or LF files on Windows.


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