es-discuss Digest, Vol 140, Issue 48

Tom Humphris tom at muska.co.uk
Fri Oct 26 12:00:44 UTC 2018


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>   1. Re: Expectations around line ending behavior for U+2028 and
>      U+2029 (Carsten Bormann)
>   2. Re: Expectations around line ending behavior for U+2028 and
>      U+2029 (Claude Pache)
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> From: Carsten Bormann <cabo at tzi.org>
> Subject: Re: Expectations around line ending behavior for U+2028 and U+2029
> Date: 26 October 2018 at 08:02:19 BST
> To: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>
> Cc: Logan Smyth <loganfsmyth at gmail.com>, es-discuss <es-discuss at mozilla.org>
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> On Oct 26, 2018, at 02:17, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com> wrote:
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>> see https://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode11.0.0/ch05.pdf#G10213 
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> Please explain how this is even remotely relevant for a programming language.
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> (Clearly, this was written by people who were trying to encode word processing text.
> The giveaway is the phrase “simple text editors such as program editors”.
> This recommendation is attempting to solve a problem that programming languages do not have.
> I’m not aware of any uptake in the word processing world, either.)
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> Grüße, Carsten
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> From: Claude Pache <claude.pache at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Expectations around line ending behavior for U+2028 and U+2029
> Date: 26 October 2018 at 09:48:30 BST
> To: Logan Smyth <loganfsmyth at gmail.com>
> Cc: es-discuss at mozilla.org
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>> Le 24 oct. 2018 à 21:58, Logan Smyth <loganfsmyth at gmail.com> a écrit :
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>> On the other hand, it seems like every editor that I've looked at so far will not render these characters as newlines,
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> I have just tried to open a file containing U+2028 and U+2029 in four different text editors / integrated environments on my Mac. All of them recognise both characters as newlines (and increment the line number for those that display it).
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> —Claude
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