Thoughts on dos cr/lf conversion
lappel at hpugrca.grc.hp.com
Sat Nov 14 10:58:30 GMT 1998
At 17:22 11.11.98 +1100, Tim wrote:
>Here is a first pass at a design for a cr/lf conversion vfs module.
>Comments appreciated! I'm sure other people have thought longer about
I must admit that I stopped thinking about the CR/LF issue shortly
after starting to use the free PFE (Programmer's File Editor) from
Alan Philips on my PC's. Handles DOS vs UNIX text files nicely.
See http://www.lancs.ac.uk/people/cpaap/pfe for details, if unknown.
As long as the PC filesystem does not indicate text/binary attributes
(which my primary Operating System MPE/iX does), it seems to me that
all on-the-fly conversions are somewhat tricky and potentially risky.
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