On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:38 PM, Vince Sabio<vi...@vjs.org> wrote:
> ** At 22:30 -0400 on 06/28/2009, Glen Barber wrote:
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
>>  >>
>>>>
>>>>  What do you mean exactly?  What language(s)?  If I understand your
>>>>  question correctly, the C / C++ / Java / PHP (and I think Perl)
>>
>>  >> 'newline' character is '\n'
>>  >
>>>
>>>  I meant what ascii character does \n actual correspond to (I assume <CR>
>>> but
>>
>>  > just making sure)
>
> No, CR is a carriage return, which is a \r in C, and is an ASCII 13 (hex
> 0D).
>
> "Newline" is a line feed (LF), which is a \n in C, and is an ASCII 10 (hex
> 0A)
>
>> Oh.  IIRC, CR is the DOS way, and LR is the POSIX way.
>
> Not exactly; CRLF is the DOS way, CR is the Macintosh way, and LF is
> Unix/Posix.
>
> HTH.
>

Thanks for correcting me.

Goes to show that bad advice is worse than no advice. :)

-- 
Glen Barber
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