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Re: Closing Blueberry

Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:

> So that's why that happens! :-) Still, you can open up that text file
> in just about any text editor on any platform and expect to see something
> reasonable. At absolute worst (Notepad, SimpleText) there are some funky
> boxes at the end of the line. I don't think it would work so easily
> if there were NELs instead of LFs or CRs. ON both Windows and the Mac,
> I expect the NEL would get interpreted as some graphic character.

I created files with LF alone and with NEL.  In Notepad they look
basically the same: long, long lines, with boxes for the LFs and
ellipses (0x85 in Windows CP-1252) for the NELs.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
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	--Douglas Hofstadter