[Smaug] CR/LF, wordwrap, newline & ASCII

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Thu, 13 Jun 2002 18:14:09 -0700

Quoting Paul Thomas (paul@cuenet.com):

> On which machine are these end of line characters inserted? I have
> always presumed them to be inserted by the 'text editor' that is
> composing the file.

Well, think:  You push the Enter key.  Something happens. 

What happens depends on your operating system.  Any time, any context.