CrLfFileStream as default?

Michael S. Klein mklein at
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.

-- Mike

GO unicode!

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