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RE: Gag me with a blunt …

>From: Tim Bray [mailto:tbray@textuality.com]
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/newline

  Gee, usually people wait until April 1st for things like this.  IBM's
really getting infected by the Linux stuff if they're developing a sense
of humor.

  If IBM's EBCDIC-to-Unicode translation is broken[0], which makes more
sense as a fix: make the entire world change its implementation of a
protocol that's worked for years, or make IBM change its own software
on one platform?

-- <a href="http://kuoi.asui.uidaho.edu/~kamikaze/"> Mark Hughes </a>
[0] Yes, there's a Unicode character there that matches theirs, but one
presumes it was added at their instigation, rather than map to CR and