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Re: XML Blueberry
- From: Alaric Snell <email@example.com>
- To: The Deviants <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 17:12:41 +0100 (BST)
Quoting David Brownell <email@example.com>:
> I _almost_ have sympathy for IBM (and their mainframe customers)
> here ... but OS-specific line-ends are sooo last-century.
Just for the record, putting my "I told you text encoding was bad!" hat on, I'd
just like to point out that Unicode text is far from universally editable, even
if you stick to ASCII you get the line ending issues.
Viva binary encodings with specialist editors you get as part of the development
kit! Viva la revolution!
That was a public service broadcast. We now return to your normal programme.
> - Dave
Alaric B. Snell
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