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Re: Load-and-Save DOMWriter.newLine attribute

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 16:26:44 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200207302039.QAA29719@mail2.reutershealth.com>
To: keshlam@us.ibm.com (Joseph Kesselman)
Cc: www-dom@w3.org

Joseph Kesselman scripsit:

> I would hope the intent is  to support whatever line-break is appropriate 
> for the platform which the load/save code is running on -- same variation 
> as in the XML Recommendation's description of end-of-line representations 
> and handling, plus whatever was done about the EBCDIC newline character 
> (which, annoyingly, has its own Unicode code point)..

Nothing's been done yet, nor likely to be until XML 1.1.  As for EBCDIC
NEL having its own Unicode code point, it has to:  EBCDIC supports all
of CR, LF, and NEL, though the first two are not normally used in plain
text files.

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