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Re: [PATCH] Contemporary music: overview of new specialist notationsecti
Re: [PATCH] Contemporary music: overview of new specialist notationsection
Fri, 4 Sep 2009 08:15:13 -0600
On 9/4/09 3:53 AM, "Joseph Wakeling" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Travis Briggs wrote:
>> Not sure what OS you're on, but Cygwin installs utility 'dos2unix'
>> scripts that you can run on a file.
> I'm on Kubuntu 9.10 and using Kate as an editor, with utf-8 encoding and
> UNIX line endings requested ... :-) My sent emails are also formatted
> in utf-8.
> Rather than dos2unix, is there a utility to check what the line endings
> are in the original patch?
vim will tell you with the :set ff? command.
>> Presumably, once you attach the .patch file it is 'binary data' and no
>> FTP-style line ending/encoding mangling should happen
> That's what I had hoped, but it seems not to be working. Unless it's
> not Thunderbird at all and instead something weird is happening with my
> Linux installation ...
No, it appears to be Thunderbird. Jonathan Kulp had the same thing happen.
Marc (or is it Mark? I can't remember for sure) has solved the problem by
zipping the patch before attaching.