[darcs-users] Re: tips for switching an accidentally binary file back to source?

Ketil Malde ketil at ii.uib.no
Wed Nov 17 11:12:29 UTC 2004

David Roundy <droundy at abridgegame.org> writes:

> I'm not sure what ^@ is

FWIW, it's Emacs' way of displaying NUL characters.  (Follows from
ASCII where ctrl zeroes bit 6 (i.e. subtracts 40h (64dec)))  So it's
probably a NUL.

(DOS' EOF is ^Z, I think, which would mean character 26dec (1Ah)).

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