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   Re: [xml-dev] XML and mainframes, yet again (was RE: [xml-dev] So mecom

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David Carlisle scripsit:

> [I]f you ftp a file in text mode from one platform to another
> do ebcdic line ends end up on your ascii/latin1/unicode/windows-xxx
> platform as #85 or as some conbination of #10 and #13 (this is a real
> question I no longer have access to an ebcdic based machine to test this
> myself)

The latter.  But FTP-ing files is not the only way of sharing them;
mainframes can implement NFS, for example, and then there can be
no question of such automatic conversion.

John Cowan           http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              cowan@ccil.org
Please leave your values        |       Check your assumptions.  In fact,
   at the front desk.           |          check your assumptions at the door.
     --sign in Paris hotel      |            --Miles Vorkosigan


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