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Call it DOS if you wish. Windows is where almost all
of my customers (and most of the world) hang out. Do
as you wish.


Yann Dirson wrote:
> 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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