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RE: wc -m count is wrong

From: Hossain, Syed
Subject: RE: wc -m count is wrong
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 13:22:21 -0400


My point is new line is a non printable character and if I do not remember all 
the stuff like echo does prints a new line character, I will be mislead. 
Anyway, it is an ideological discussion how to interpret it but I thank you and 
the GNU team for prompt response and being at top of the issues.


-----Original Message-----
From: Andreas Schwab [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Friday, July 04, 2008 5:50 AM
To: Hossain, Syed
Cc: Bob Proulx; address@hidden
Subject: Re: wc -m count is wrong

"Hossain, Syed" <address@hidden> writes:

> I can understand now why wc increasing it by one

It does not do that.  It just does not ignore any character.


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