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Re: Spaces added

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Spaces added
Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2001 14:06:23 -0500 (EST)

David L. Martin writes:
> I think it is the responsibility of the CVS administrator to proclaim a
> standard, canonical end-of-line format for ASCII files (either Unix
> LF, Windows LF-CR, or even Mac LF), and enforce it to keep the
> repository consistent.  Many editors now provide an option on what
> kind of line feed to use  files.  Others do not, and use the
> client-specific default

No, the right thing to do is to always use the line ending conventions
appropriate to your platform and *NEVER* share files between platforms. 
Although you can sort-of make it work on some of the most popular
platforms, it's a recipe for disaster in general.

-Larry Jones

Somebody's always running my life.  I never get to do what I want to do.
-- Calvin

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