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Re: Q?: Tx of text type docs and CR/LF, CR, LF translation

From: Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2002 14:30:05 -0700
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org, ME <dugan@passwall.com>
Message-Id: <0AC0871A-8ECC-11D6-B98D-0003934B6A22@apple.com>

On Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at 12:17 PM, ME wrote:

> Files created strictly from a Mac are not in "human readable format"
> when the windows user opens then with notepad.
>
> Files created strictly from a Windows box are not in "human readable
> format" when the mac user opens then with SimpleText.

On Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at 01:18 PM, Lisa Dusseault wrote:

> I see why you wish attention to be brought to this subject, but the real
> offenders are not WebDAV clients.  It's applications like NotePad that
> can't display reasonable file formats that are problematic. Those
> implementers are unlikely to read this list or the WebDAV specification.

I agree with Lisa -- that is a text editor problem, not a WebDAV client 
problem. If you try the try again with Mac OS X's TextEdit application, 
you'll see that it handles CR, LF and CR/LF correctly. It's *very* 
unlikely that Mac OS 9's SimpleText application will ever be changed.

- Jim
Received on Wednesday, 3 July 2002 17:30:08 GMT

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