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|Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 16:31:45 +0100
|From: Hans Aberg <[log in to unmask]>
|Subject: Re: Side remarks about TeX input sequence
|To: Multiple recipients of list LATEX-L <[log in to unmask]>
|Reply-to: Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project <[log in to unmask]>
|At 11:08 +0100 2001/02/14, Bernd Raichle wrote:
|> Nowadays stream oriented
|>files are common, where a special character (^J or ^M) or a special
|>combination of characters (^M^J) are used as end-of-line markers.
|UNIX, MacOS & DOS (MSOS).
|>the past and even nowadays there exist other file types where the
|>end-of-line marker is not part of the file (i.e. a special character),
|>e.g. files with a fixed-width record (aka line) length.
|Today, which ones?
Compaq OpenVMS and IBM OS/MVS are two examples
| Hans Aberg
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