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From: Arve Barsnes <arve.barsnes@×××××.com>
To: Gentoo <gentoo-user@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Is gnome becoming obligatory?
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:24:10
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Is gnome becoming obligatory? by Wols Lists
1 On 12 December 2017 at 12:11, Wols Lists <antlists@××××××××××××.uk> wrote:
3 > Then there's ASCII - is that parity off? parity on? parity set?
4 > Then there's lines separated by <CRLF> - or is that <LF>? or is that <LF
5 > with optional trailing NULL>?
6 > And that's just the versions I know of and have met ...
7 >
8 > There's no such thing as "plain text", as anybody using samba or ftp
9 > between different types of system will testify to their cost with
10 > trashed and broken files that screwed up in transfer ... :-)
11 >
12 > Difference being that almost every single editor you could think up
13 transparently reads all of those without you having to think about it.