On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 06:56:48AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:

> Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> >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)
> 
> On Unix, the end of line character is NL (012 octal, 10 decimal, 0x0a hex) 
> --
> see ascii(7).  Some people know it as Ctrl-J

Gee, wouldn't you know it, in FreeBSD, there is even a man page for it.

////jerry


> 
>       Cheers,
> 
>       Matthew
> 
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