what character is a physical newline
jerrymc at msu.edu
Mon Jun 29 15:16:03 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 06:56:48AM +0100, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> >Glen Barber wrote:
> >>On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Aryeh M.
> >>Friedman<aryeh.friedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>I am writting a parser (tokenizes all characters among other things) and
> >>>need to know what control char is equivelent to a newline (I do not need
> >>>windows cross compatibility)
> >>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)
> On Unix, the end of line character is NL (012 octal, 10 decimal, 0x0a hex)
> see ascii(7). Some people know it as Ctrl-J
Gee, wouldn't you know it, in FreeBSD, there is even a man page for it.
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