[darcs-users] Re: Line endings opinion poll (with bonus option)

Nigel Rowe rho at swiftdsl.com.au
Thu Nov 4 12:52:08 UTC 2004


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On Thu, 4 Nov 2004 23:19, David Roundy wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 08:06:02AM +0100, Peter Strand wrote:
> > Björn Lindström wrote:
> > >Martin Schaffner <schaffner at gmx.li> writes:
> > >>How about a single --using-dos-line-endings option for all relevant

<big snip>

> On a purely aesthetic note, I think I'd rather have the configure and
> command-line options not be of the x=y sort, but rather something like
> --use-dos-line-endings and --dont-use-dos-line-endings.  In particular, I
> sincerely hope (and expect?) never to have to add a third line-ending
> option.  

I thought older macs used \r as EOL?

> And unix line endings are "canonical", in the sense that you can 
> store a few dos-line-endings files in a unix-line-endings repository but
> not the other way around.

- -- 
	Nigel Rowe
	rho at swiftdsl.com.au


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