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Re: Characters saved mismatch?

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Characters saved mismatch?
Date: Sun, 7 May 2017 19:41:25 +0700

On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 5:50 PM, Angelo Graziosi
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Il 07/05/2017 11:25, Yuri Khan ha scritto:
>> On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 4:15 PM, Angelo Graziosi
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> Then, where does "Wrote ‘c:/msys64/tmp/foo.text’ (8 characters)" came
>>> from, on Windows?
>> A line separator counts as a single character. In the utf-8-dos
>> encoding, it is encoded as two bytes.
> You are just repeating what I write...

So why does it surprise you that the count of characters differs from
the count of bytes?

>> You’re not going to suggest that spaces between words shouldn’t count
>> as characters, or are you?
> Where I wrote about spaces?

You didn’t. But I got the impression you are suggesting line breaks do
not count as characters, and spaces are one step further in that

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