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Re: Spaces added

From: David L. Martin
Subject: Re: Spaces added
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 00:51:21 -0600

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David L. Martin" <address@hidden>

> 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

A prudent reader provided a correction to the above to be:

            Unix       LF
            MS-Windows CR-LF
            Macintosh  CR

I sometimes wonder how many [m|b]illions of dollars these
differences in EOL conventions has cost the IT industry...


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