[seqfan] Re: End of line characters in b-files

franktaw at netscape.net franktaw at netscape.net
Tue Mar 10 08:56:14 CET 2009

I recommend that you find some way to automate this on the receiving 
There are some Windows/DOS programs capable of generating LF only, but
the standard ones that everybody has do not have this ability.

Franklin T. Adams-Watters

-----Original Message-----
From: N. J. A. Sloane <njas at research.att.com>

Harry (and I will copy this to the seqfan list):

You said:

> I noticed something strange in my copies of b-files that I sent to 
you. Some
> have each line ending with the two characters CR LF (Carriage-return
> Line-feed) and some have each line ending with the single character 

Me:  Thanks for asking!  This is indeed a source of problems.

We strongly prefer having each line end with the single character LF
(because that is the unix standard format).  The other format (DOS 
has to be changed by me (individually for each file!).




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