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Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu> writes:

> At 11:56 AM -0700 10/22/03, Jonathan Coxhead wrote:
> >>  > Don't know about <LF, CR>. I think that should be two line ends.
> >>
> >>  I agree.  I don't know any system that uses this sequence.
> >
> >    The BBC Micro---well-known to a generation of British schoolchildren---used
> >this sequence. You can probably find files in that encoding on some 5.25in
> >floppies in DFS format in some store cupboards somewhere (for what that's
> >worth).
> My God! I had no idea. Those poor British school children who can't
> write XML on their BBC micros! Clearly we must allow LFCR as a legal
> line ending in XML 1.1.  It's a matter of justice!

Emm... Does this have to do with which side of the road people drive

> (Tongue firmly in cheek.)


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