At 06:32 PM 5/8/2001 +0300, Boian Bonev wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Boian Bonev" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>To: "Dave Jones" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 6:29 PM
>Subject: Re: [PHP-DEV] 4.0.6
> > hi,
> >
> > > And also line number don't get incremented if there are no line ends, so
> > > all syntax errors are reported as being on line 1.
> > > The issue might have never come up if the code used "r" mode for opens
> > > rather that "rb", since the file are 'text' files.  On platforms that
> > > don't used embedded newline characters as the record delimiters, the
> > > implementation of fread is responsible for mapping the underlying file
> > > format to cannonical form (i.e. \n's delimiting lines).
> >
> > you are partially correct - if we have only 'native' files - yes this is
> > case. but imagine tons of downloaded code, parts of it originating from
> > others from windows, and parts of them edited so all the three possible
> > combinations are used. perhapse you know that most editors convert line
> > endings only for edited lines not for the whole file. now the task of
> > correctly counting line numbers is not that easy. neighter file conversion
> > is. of course some editors pretend to be that clever to interprete all the
> > three formats - something like greedy eating \n\r|\n|\r in this order...
> >
> > b.
> >
>forgot to say that php must flawlessly interprete all the combinations
>provided that it is a platform independant language and never rely on os
>specific stuff - win php source must work on unix as unix php source on

I think it should interprete "\r\n", "\n" and "\r" (which isn't followed by 
a "\n") as newlines.


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