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Re: 3 questions... 2 about newlines, and one on how to be NICE

by nothingmuch (Priest)
on Jan 11, 2005 at 23:09 UTC ( #421457=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to 3 questions... 2 about newlines, and one on how to be NICE

In windows (and other CRLF platforms), not only can $/ be changed, but the meaning of \n can too.

There are two types of input streams, on windows... Text, and binary (ftp suffers from this atrocity too...).

if you open a file it's normally considered a text file, and printing "\n" into it will result in a CRLF. However, if you binmode FILEHANDLE, then printing "\n" will result in LF, and "\r" will result in CR.

Scary, huh?

-nuffin
zz zZ Z Z #!perl


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