Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Database names: Hair balls
Author Jim Starkey
At 12:05 PM 5/9/00 -0700, Bill Karwin wrote:
>> At 12:49 PM 5/9/00 -0400, Ann Harrison wrote:
>> >Another way to do that would have been to write a simple filter that
>> >sits between text and a new type called "crlf", for example. The filter
>> >would read segments and add line terminators if it didn't find them.
>Except that the filter would have to know if the client is running on
>Windows or on non-Windows, and insert CRLF or simply LF, respectively.

For portability, the convention for text line termination should
be <CR>. The C library on Windows knows to translate <CR> to
<CRLF> on file output. Other stuff should deal just deal with

Jim Starkey