[squeak-dev] support of various line ends in trunk

Josh Gargus josh at schwa.ca
Tue Dec 1 18:56:29 UTC 2009

On Nov 17, 2009, at 9:15 AM, Nicolas Cellier wrote:

> 2009/11/17 Jimmie Houchin <j.squeak at cyberhaus.us>:
>> On 11/17/2009 8:47 AM, Juan Vuletich wrote:
>>> I never talked about control chars. We were talking about line ending
>>> conversions. A typical scenario is needing to edit ini files for real users
>>> that are stored in a server. I need to support users with Windows and Mac.
>>> And I want to leave the files as they need them. The best way to do that is
>>> with the Cuis editor. Then, I'm in control.
>> You are doing this from Squeak?
>> It would seem to me to be more natural for the editing in Squeak to be of a
>> single consistent line ending and then the export to your server into the
>> line ending type required there.
>> Neither Mac nor Windows or anyone to my knowledge desire/require any line
>> ending outside of their native default line ending. So I fail to see why
>> this would be important in the editor and done better in the editor than in
>> the export mechanism saving the edited text to a file whether local or
>> network?
> You simply never worked with cygwin under windows, nor transfered
> files edited in windows to QNX et vice et versa.

... nor checked a small change into SVN, and had 'svn diff' tell you that every line in the file had changed.


(obviously way behind on reading squeak-dev)

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