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Re: include dos2unix/unix2dos in coreutils ?

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: include dos2unix/unix2dos in coreutils ?
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 16:43:02 +0000
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Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    Well, then, whichever way. We're drifting off the original topic,
>    which was 'should d2u-and-friends (or equivalents) be added to
>    coreutils?'.  Can we address Mike's original question now, before
>    he gets completely discouraged by this side-track? :-)
> Personally, I think dos2unix is such a simple and seldomly used hack
> to write in one line of sed that I don't see the point of it being
> included

Note there is also the issue of charset conversion,
but that's more than adequately handled by iconv or recode


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