Re: Why would MS want to make XML break on UNIX, Perl, Python
Rick Jelliffe scripsit: > From: "John Cowan" <cowan@m...> > > > > So if you can send ^D down your UNIX pipes, it is because the specific programs in the > > > pipeline happen to be reading the input stream in binary mode not text mode. > > > > There is no such distinction at all in Unix. If some stdio operations on > > Windows terminate when they see a #x19 in the input, it is purely for CP/M > > compatibility (no :-) ). > > Where did I say it was a distinction built into UNIX? > > I said "it is because the specific programs". And I gave examples of the > APIs from C++, Python, Haskell and Perl where this can happen. In their Unix implementations? No. No Unix stdio treats any incoming byte as EOF. -- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan cowan@c... Please leave your values | Check your assumptions. In fact, at the front desk. | check your assumptions at the door. --sign in Paris hotel | --Miles Vorkosigan
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