RISC OS line termination

Peter Naulls peter at chocky.org
Thu Jan 24 04:39:33 PST 2002


In message <Pine.LNX.4.33.0201241135450.24475-100000 at ugnode2.ecs.soton.ac.uk>
          Alex Waugh <ajw498 at ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:

> If you just
>            use LF then
>                       you end up with
>                                      text like this.
> When writing to a file, only LF is output, as expected.
> The 32bit scl changed the order used to LF CR used; previous scl releases
> used CR LF.
> 
> I agree with John's proposal.

What order does Unix use when it needs to output both? (if it's
consistent).   My concern here are that (a) we get them _all_ - this
means looking very carefully at the terminal, I/O and formatting code.
(b) it's documented properly.  (somehow)

Peter


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