[whatwg] CR "entities" and LFCR

Kristof Zelechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Fri Jun 8 09:33:21 PDT 2007

Oops.  I would swear that text mode input is performed by the operating
system.  It turns out I was wrong and the POSIX compatibility layer is
provided by the compiler vendor.  That means the exact behavior depends
Thanks for the clarification.
(You never know what you know)

-----Original Message-----
From: Henri Sivonen [mailto:hsivonen at iki.fi] 
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2007 1:45 PM
To: Kristof Zelechovski
Cc: 'Michel Fortin'; 'WHATWG List'
Subject: Re: [whatwg] CR "entities" and LFCR

On Jun 8, 2007, at 09:24, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:

> Reading a file in text mode ignores all carriage return control  
> characters.
> Stray carriage returns are ignored as well.

Depends on what does the reading.

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