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Author mcherm
Date 2005-02-23.13:33:01
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I agree with doerwalter. If the file is in ascii, then it
should be in ascii... even comments. If it's not in ascii,
that's fine, but it needs to be marked as to what encoding
it IS in. I don't happen to know of any encodings in which
certain bytes with the high bit set indicate newlines, but
imagine that there were one. The newline marks the end of
the comment, so it makes a syntactic difference in the
program... we must be able to recognize newlines in order to
parse the file. And if we don't know the encoding, then how
can we possibly recognize newlines?

I propose rejecting the patch.
Date User Action Args
2007-08-23 16:10:32adminlinkissue1144057 messages
2007-08-23 16:10:32admincreate