From: Chris Little (cslittle_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-08 20:39:34
on 7/8/02 5:08 PM, Beman Dawes at bdawes_at_[hidden] wrote:
> At 02:14 AM 7/8/2002, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>> Thanks for this suggestion - but most important I was saying that a Boost
>> release should not contain 'features' like this, especially when they
>> such perplexing effects.
> We currently scan periodically for certain problems; tabs in source files,
> file names too long, etc.
> I would hate to discriminate against the Mac folks by banning CR
> terminations altogether, but am at a loss as to what to do.
> Maybe ban files that mix CR-only line terminations with the other two.
> Anyone have any better ideas?
We should definitely ban any file that mixes line endings be it CR only, LF
only or CR-LF.
As a Mac user any line ending works for me. Metrowerks doesn't care what
the line ending is as long as it is consistent.
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