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Re: Checkout with \r's

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Checkout with \r's
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 14:07:41 -0500 (EST)

Geoff Beier writes:
> You could of course also use the cygwin client on Windows and configure it to
> use text files with UNIX line endings. This was the default at one time.

It's also an extraordinarily bad idea.  Trying to pretend that the
native text file format is something other than what it really is leads
to confusion, insanity, and, ultimately, disaster.  If horses had six
legs, how many legs would two horses have?  Eight.  Supposing something
doesn't make it so.

-Larry Jones

Honey, are we out of aspirin again? -- Calvin's Dad

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