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[leafnode-list] Re: Requesting "legal opinion" on Newsgroups & Xref headers
On Sun, 22 Nov 2009 20:34:28 +0100 clemens fischer
> On Sat-2009/11/21-20:38 Whiskers wrote:
> > ^M on its own is the usual Unix and Linux newline - but for some
> > reason, DOS and Windows require ^M^J together, and usenet follows that
> > convention. So perhaps the file you are looking at has been edited in
> > a program set to use the Unix-style newline?
> I rather think unix normally uses ctrl-J, hex 0x0A (linefeed), whereas
> DOS and Windows use ctrl-M + ctrl-J, hex 0x0D + 0x0A (carriage return
> + linefeed) to end a physical line.
You may well be right; I was depending on (ageing) memory.
> BTW, thanks, Whiskers, for keeping an eye on the list! You often step
> in with helpful answers 8-)
Kind of you to say so :)) I just try to contribute what I can.
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