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On 05/29/08 19:35, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Thursday 29 May 2008 05:26:43 pm L.V.Gandhi wrote:
>> I have made a text file in Linux using echo and cat commands. When I
>> open the file in note pad, I find files are not having line break, but
>> having a character in place of line break. Is there any way in echo
>> and cat commands usage to put windows line break?
> Windows happens to end lines in a way that's gratuitously different from the
> rest of the world. Check out the tofrodos package.
Since 90% of all computers are DOS/Windows, and got that method from
CP/M, which did it that way back in 1976/77, your "gratuitously
different" comment is absurdly wrong.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of
diplomacy is to prolong a crisis.", Mr. Spock
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