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Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:
> >EBCDIC vs. ASCII is perfectly irrelevant to this discussion: mainframes
> >can work with ASCII files as well as EBCDIC files, but in either
> >case the NEL character (encoded as hex 85 in ASCII encoding or
> >hex 15 in EBCDIC encoding) is the native line delimiter.
> Again, that's simply not true. There is no NEL in ASCII. A document
> that includes NEL (or any other byte above #7F) is not an ASCII
Fair enough. I should have said "ASCII-compatible encoding".
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