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Re: mac/dos/unix newline conversion without specify from


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: mac/dos/unix newline conversion without specify from
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 18:05:34 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Xah Lee <address@hidden> writes:

> Xah Lee wrote:
> <<Open a unix file, do replace-string from LF to CR. Save the file.
> Then start emacs with -q, open the file. It doesn't interprete the
> file as a mac os classic file but instead display newline char as ^M.>>
>
> David Kastrup wrote:
> <<
> It does switch to Mac endings here in this case.  Just tried it.
>>>
>
> mm... interesting. Here's a sample file for what's worth:
> http://xahlee.org/emacs/x-unixmacdos-eol/x1mac

That's because html-mode sets require-final-newline to t.  If you reset
it to nil and then save, you get the file saved without a final
(non-Macish-looking) LF character, and it gets recognized correctly when
loading it again.

-- 
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum


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