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Re: [h-e-w] File size anomoly

From: Ken Goldman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] File size anomoly
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 17:40:59 -0400

> Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 17:21:16 -0400
> From: David Gentzel <address@hidden>
> Robert Praetorius writes:
> >     Interesting historical note (for those not as ancient as I am): the 
> >original (TECO-based) Emacs expected (and doled out) CRLFs as a line 
> >ending/separator.
> As it was based on TOPS-10/20 or TENEX (did it run on ITS?), this makes
> perfect sense.  DEC was definitely in the CRLF world.
> P.S. I'm ancient too...

Historically, you needed the CR/LF to move the carriage back to the left
and paper down one line. 

Ken Goldman   address@hidden   914-784-7646

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