CrLfFileStream as default?
Michael S. Klein
mklein at alumni.caltech.edu
Fri Oct 30 23:15:23 UTC 1998
> I'd support the first alternative with the reasoning that file positions
> for ASCII files should be treated as opaque 'cookies', that is, you can
> get the file position and set it to get back to a point where you were
> before, but you should not do arithmetic with them.
[other less pleasurable options deleted]
You have to do something like this, anyway, to support multi-byte characters,
so you may as well do lineEndConvention this way, as well.
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