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Re: @ continuation not working in @def...

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: @ continuation not working in @def...
Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2021 19:44:28 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

On Tue, Feb 09, 2021 at 09:11:02PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: Gavin Smith <gavinsmith0123@gmail.com>
> > Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2021 18:39:09 +0000
> > 
> > > Should we try to modify the parsers to handle dos eol on Unix like
> > > platforms?  In that case I could have a go at the perl parser maybe this
> > > weekend.
> > 
> > My inclination is towards not handling them, as it can't be much of a
> > real problem, not having come up until now.  If people have files with
> > MS-DOS style line endings it would be better if they could convert
> > them, rather than trying to deal with this in the program.  They could
> > work out and fix the reason why they had these line endings in the
> > first place, avoiding problems with other programs too.  I think it's
> > a complication that we can avoid dealing with.
> You mean, on Posix platforms, right?  Because on MS-Windows text files
> with CRLF EOL format are normal, and we cannot possibly unsupport
> them...

Yes, on Posix platforms.  texi2any on MS-Windows should process the
line ends properly.  I expect that this happens already.

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