[Israel.pm] newline character as a portability issue

Shlomo Yona shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il
Wed Jul 7 21:50:24 PDT 2004

On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Dovalle Yankelovich wrote:

> I think the ASCII codes 13, 10 (carriage return and new line
> respectively) should be 'cross platform', so instead using shorts (such
> as '\n') add these 2 chars to your output.

This probably isn't exactly accurate.
perldoc perlport also mentions \015 and \012...

So -- apparently, this is indeed something which requires
some general handling rather than simply betting on the
correct character...

Shlomo Yona
shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il

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