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Re: mac/dos/unix newline conversion without specify from

From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: mac/dos/unix newline conversion without specify from
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 16:38:57 -0800 (PST)
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Dear Stefan Monnier,

When is the last time you sucked your mom's tits?


On Dec 7, 2:30 pm, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> > what you described wouldn't work if the file is not opened correctly.
> It also doesn't work if you want to cook an egg.  But that's not very
> relevant, is it?  As you can see in the text I quoted, I was replying to
> method that starts with "Open a unix file, ...".
>         Stefan
> > in particular, open a file with CR as line return but containing a LF
> > as the last char. Then, open it in emacs and emacs will show ^M. At
> > this point, changing the encoding as you described only changes the
> > last char.
> >  Xah
> > On Dec 7, 8:27 am, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> > Open a unix file, do replace-string from LF to CR. Save the file. Then
> >> > start emacs with -q, open the file. It doesn't interprete the file as
> >> > a mac os classic file but instead display newline char as ^M.
> >> That's a good method if you like to get into trouble.
> >> For those who prefer to do things right, then you can C-x RET f mac RET
> >> and then C-x C-s, or alternatively just click twice on the ":" in the
> >> left part of the mode line (the first time makes it change from unix to
> >> dos, the second from dos to mac).
> >> Stefan

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