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    I don't use "\n" because on some encodings this is not the real "\012".

What encodings? The unicode mechanism for specifying \n is 0x000a 0 according to Unicode Standard Annex #13: Unicode Newline Guidelines. Sure, there is EBCDIC, but translating around the \r doesn't help fix newlines on EBCDIC.

   Also, my regular expression solves some weird non-unix and non-mac files I've found, which have first the newline, then the carriage return.

I've never heard of a system that used \n\r. Do you know what generates those files?

0: 0x0a is the same as \n in standard unix land, the unicode equiv is just null prepended.

In reply to Re^3: No Control M by cazz
in thread No Control M by ambs

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