[squeak-dev] Source file index encoding rant

K. K. Subramaniam subbukk at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 18:26:58 UTC 2009

On Sunday 13 December 2009 10:34:52 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> But OTOH it doesn't really matter to Squeak which line endings are used by
>  default. I do find myself writing special little scripts to deal with CR
>  files on any new machine I have to work on for a while. It would make it
>  easier for unix people like me, while not making a difference to others
>  who do not use unix shell tools anyway. 
Not just Unix. OS X and even Windows have switched to LF as EOL these days. It 
matters when editing files on portable media in Workspace or reading large 
fileouts. Filtering such files through 'tr \\r \\n' can be skipped if Squeak 
could save files with LF EOL.


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