[TUHS] Line Terminators in Text Files [Was: Re: Why Pascal is Not My Favorite Programming Language - Unearthed!]
gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Mon Sep 4 09:37:02 AEST 2017
On 09/03/2017 05:14 PM, Chris Torek wrote:
> Of course, DEL was code 0177 because it punched all the holes in
> the paper tape, which would always work to "erase" any partially
> punched holes....
I remember having a face palm moment when I realized / understood this
for the first time.
I've had the fortune of sharing that epiphany with others a handful of
I think the order of the carriage return followed by the line feed will
become another such epiphany inducing pieces of trivia.
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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