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From "Stephen Colebourne" <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: [Betwixt] Some ideas
Date Sat, 15 Jun 2002 20:32:47 GMT
I guess so long as \n is the default having the method doesn't overly harm.
Use at your own risk!

Stephen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin van den Bemt" <mllist@mvdb.net>
To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 9:16 PM
Subject: Re: [Betwixt] Some ideas


> <snippet from the xml spec>
> 2.11 End-of-Line Handling
>
> To be exactXML parsed entities are often stored in computer files which,
> for editing convenience, are organized into lines. These lines are
> typically separated by some combination of the characters
> carriage-return (#xD) and line-feed (#xA).
>
> To simplify the tasks of applications, the characters passed to an
> application by the XML processor must be as if the XML processor
> normalized all line breaks in external parsed entities (including the
> document entity) on input, before parsing, by translating both the
> two-character sequence #xD #xA and any #xD that is not followed by #xA
> to a single #xA character.
> <end snippet of the xml spec>
>
> So we expect the \n from the parser, we don't have to write it that way
> ;)
> (hmm really troubled here.. I searched on the word line before and it
> didn't turn up anything, am I getting crazy here??..)
>
>
> Mvgr,
> Martin
>
>
> On Sat, 2002-06-15 at 22:03, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> > If you've checked the spec, then I withdraw the request ;-)
> > Stephen
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Martin van den Bemt" <mllist@mvdb.net>
> > To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 8:46 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Betwixt] Some ideas
> >
> >
> > > Hi Stephen,
> > >
> > > >
> > > > > Agreed. Yes "\n" is the default for XML (its like that in dom4j
too
> > ;-).
> > > >
> > > > I was also a little unclear if James' comments on setEndOfLine()
meant
> > that
> > > > the method was going to be removed.
> > >
> > > It defaults now to the default used in some packages  and I like the
> > > fact that I can set it to something different. Also I couldn't find
any
> > > reference in the XML specification 1.0 that line endings should be \n.
> > >
> > > Mvgr,
> > > Martin
> > >
> > >
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