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Re: Gag me with a blunt …

> > OS390 [NEL] is like Apple Macintosh [CR] which is like UNIX [LF] so
> > why not have the same Unicode representation for all 3? :-)
> Because then ASCII couldn't be a valid subset of UTF8.

That much depends on what "ASCII" means to you. As others have pointed
out, NEL *is* a C1 control character in ASCII (ANSI X3.4-1986). In
7-bit mode, this is transmitted as ESC E, in 8-bit mode, it is
transmitted as hex 85.