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Horsley Tom
November 29, 2000 04:10
RE: What was it layers were for again ?
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> Strangely, if more Unix-derived programs were to address the CRLF issue
> directly, rather than relying on the stdio layer, there would be less need
> for textmode emulation in the stdio layer on Windows, and there would be
> more chance of it going away (as if!).

The same could be said for DOS programs as well in the other direction :-).

In fact, I often suspect that if NOTEPAD were able to read files with with
Unix line endings and display them correctly, then hardly anyone would
ever notice if all files had Unix line endings (at least, notepad is the
only program I encounter with any frequency on windows which cares).

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