Rationale for line-ending recommendation?

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Fri Dec 19 15:56:00 GMT 2008

Mark J. Reed wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 4:42 AM, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
>> Me too, and like you and the OP report, it "just works" 99.44% of the 
>> time. Of course, since it's not the 21st century yet, many Unixoid 
>> programs are still unable to handle text files properly, hence the 
>> remaining 0.66%.
> 100 - 99.44 = 0.66? You're right - it's clearly not the 21st century 
> yet, since you seem to be using one of the original
> floating-point-bugged Pentium chips. ;-)
Touche! Loved it!

BTW, it's the 21st century over here. Please try to catch up...
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
Music, I suppose, will be the thing that sustains me when I'm too old 
for sex, and not quite ready to meet God. - Dolly Parton

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