Hi,

Am Sonntag, 28. Jun 2009, 22:27:49 -0400 schrieb Aryeh M. Friedman:
> Glen Barber wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Aryeh M.
>> Friedman<aryeh.fried...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>   
>>> I am writting a parser (tokenizes all characters among other things) and
>>> need to know what control char is equivelent to a newline (I do not need
>>> windows cross compatibility)
>>
>> 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)

  $ perl -e 'print ord("\n"), "\n"'
  10
  $ python -c 'print ord("\n")'
  10
  $ ruby -e 'puts "\n"[0]'
  10
  $ cat nl.c 
  #include "stdio.h"
  int main(int argc, char **argv)
  {
      printf( "%d\n", '\n');
      return 0;
  }
  $ cc -o nl nl.c
  $ ./nl
  10
  $ echo | od -d
  0000000    10
  0000001


Bertram


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Bertram Scharpf
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http://www.bertram-scharpf.de
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