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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] missing feature: text file handling

From: Robin Farine
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] missing feature: text file handling
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 14:02:01 +0200
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On Thursday 07 October 2004 13.41, address@hidden wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 01:30:27PM +0200, address@hidden 

> > So, it would be nice to classify a file as being
> > "dos text", "unix text", "mac text", "portable text", binary.
> > or "CR/LF", "LF", "CR", "native", binary.

> This might be an application of Robin's `generalized attributes'
> thing.

As part of the files, line termination characters have a direct 
influence on changeset operations that rely on line-oriented 
diff/patch/merge utilities. So this falls out of the realm of the 
'generalized attributes' thing.


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