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David Carlisle scripsit:
> > That means that on mainframe platforms, XML files are not plaintext files
> > and vice versa. As a matter of justice, this is intolerable.
> No, it just means that the files should specify an encoding such that
> the NEL byte in the file maps to #10.
Well, maybe you can do that for EBCDIC files (although it means having
two distinct mappings on the platform), but extended-ASCII files won't
work that way: plaintext expects NEL (#x85).
> Ie the ebcdic - ascii/unicode translation should do as you'd expect if
> doing an ftp transfer in ascii mode.
You can do that if you are transferring files, but not if you are sharing
them via NFS or similar.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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