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Re: CR/LF problems after upgrade
- From: Shankar Unni <shankarunni at netscape dot net>
- To: cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 16:49:08 -0800
- Subject: Re: CR/LF problems after upgrade
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
? The OSes that I used didn't need padding. I just stayed within 7
characters and used a new card when I needed to move to the next "line".
Well, of course, all the unpunched columns in the card *are* spaces, so
by definition, punched cards are space-padded. Unless you had
variable-length cards :-).
PS Real programmers can (could? by definition?) read punched cards by
holding them up to the light. Oh, and at normal (human) reading speeds, too.