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Re: Current Status of Discussion on RE/RS Handling



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>>Then who is to define *how* an entity manager is to recognise these
>>"lines"?
>
>It varies by the file system (or more generally, storage manager). IBM
>mainframes use a length field, DOS uses CR/LF, and so on. There is a good
>description of this in the FSI spec.

Most operating systems I have seen deal with bytes or blocks, and any
other structure is imposed through system libraries, which are linked
into programs which generally run in user-space. 







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