Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks RobOMonk
Perl: the Markov chain saw
 
PerlMonks  

Comment on

( #3333=superdoc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
When reading text of an unknown source that is likely to mix line endings (I find this in the html source of quite a few websites and in WinNT error messages), I tend to preprocess with "tr/\15\12/\n/s;" and then carry on as if nothing was amiss. This does, however, depend _entirely_ on what you want to do with the rest of the data. To demonstrate its usefulness...
#!/usr/bin/perl -w use strict; use Data::Dumper; $Data::Dumper::Useqq = 1; my $text; my @e = ("\012", "\015", "\012\015", "\015\012"); $text .= "this is the line ". ($_ + 1) . $e[$_] for (0..$#e); print "Before: ". Dumper $text; $text =~ tr/\15\12/\n/s; print "After: ". Dumper $text;
Good luck.

In reply to Re: Newlines: reading files that were created on other platforms by msemtd
in thread Newlines: reading files that were created on other platforms by bobf

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post; it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this? | Other CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others wandering the Monastery: (11)
    As of 2014-04-24 12:42 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      April first is:







      Results (565 votes), past polls