2007/8/13, Xavier Noria <fxn / hashref.com>:

> A robust line-oriented program tries to understand every convention.
> For instance a CGI processing a text area. That normally requires
> newline normalization by hand. Some programming languages offer I/O
> options to understand everything on reading. For instance the :crlf
> Perl I/O layer,

Let me add that the :crlf layer is a partial solution for this , it
lets you understand text as long as it comes with CRLFs or the runtime
convention.

-- fxn