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On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 08:25:34AM -0400, Phil Griffin wrote:
> The readme.txt file appears as a single line of
> characters interspersed with black blobs when 
> opened on a Windows box using the Notepad program.

Isn't Notepad an obsolete and mostly unmaintained program ?  IIRC
other apps (including wordpad) in recent versions of windows are able
to read them correctly.

> Suggest that this file be corrected and uploaded
> as a bin file to avoid the annoying unixification
> of the line feeds.

The problem there will be that we on Unix platforms will get the
useless supplementary that inherit the algorithm of mechanic
typewriters :)

Maybe the best solution would be to provide a README.msdos with the
legacy linefeeds ?

Yann Dirson <Yann.Dirson@fr.alcove.com>                 http://www.alcove.com/
Technical support manager                Responsable de l'assistance technique
Senior Free-Software Consultant          Consultant senior en Logiciels Libres
Debian developer (dirson@debian.org)                        Développeur Debian

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