[Israel.pm] newline character as a portability issue

Shlomo Yona shlomo at cs.haifa.ac.il
Thu Jul 8 03:38:36 PDT 2004


On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Jason Elbaum wrote:
[...]

> You're not likely to encounter EBCDIC systems in the wild these days, 
> but you do need to consider just how portable you want your code to be.

Bottom line...

say I have a regex pattern:
	/\p{InMyCharacterClass}\n\p{InMyOtherCharacterClass}/
and I want this to be portable across systems (I have no
knowledge of the text I'm receiving as input) what should
stand instead of \n in the pattern?

How can I make this platform dependent?

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Shlomo Yona
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