in reply to chop() and chomp()

this could also be \r\n if on windows platform

Did you try this?

\n is a logical end of line character which is mapped to the correct physical value by Perl's IO library. If this wasn't true, then porting apps from Unix to Windows would be a lot harder than it currently is.


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