what character is a physical newline
vince at vjs.org
Mon Jun 29 02:38:24 UTC 2009
** At 22:30 -0400 on 06/28/2009, Glen Barber wrote:
>On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
>>> What do you mean exactly? What language(s)? If I understand your
>>> question correctly, the C / C++ / Java / PHP (and I think Perl)
> >> 'newline' character is '\n'
>> I meant what ascii character does \n actual correspond to (I assume <CR> but
> > just making sure)
No, CR is a carriage return, which is a \r in C, and is an ASCII 13 (hex 0D).
"Newline" is a line feed (LF), which is a \n in C, and is an ASCII 10 (hex 0A)
>Oh. IIRC, CR is the DOS way, and LR is the POSIX way.
Not exactly; CRLF is the DOS way, CR is the Macintosh way, and LF is
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