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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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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