[Coco] OS9 text file format

L. Curtis Boyle curtisboyle at sasktel.net
Mon Jan 6 09:04:25 EST 2020


Add me to the list of agreeing wholeheartedly. We do have utilities on EOU to convert from both situations, but I would prefer it not be necessary at all. 

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> On Jan 6, 2020, at 6:34 AM, Bill Pierce via Coco <coco at maltedmedia.com> wrote:
> 
> ´╗┐Dave, I agree wholeheartedly. I hate having to convert the files when I'm transferring sources to NitrOS9. It's a real pain.
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Philipsen <dave at davebiz.com>
> To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts <coco at maltedmedia.com>
> Sent: Mon, Jan 6, 2020 5:21 am
> Subject: [Coco] OS9 text file format
> 
> I agree. . Notepad++ is a nice program and it handles OS9 text files 
> well without trying to convert them over to CR/LF or LF only. I think 
> that all of the source files for the NitrOS9 project should be converted 
> over to OS9 format as most of them are not. Right now it is practically 
> impossible to import the files into a native OS9 environment and use 
> them without first converting them. If we have an editor that handles 
> the OS9 text files under Windows and Linux I don't think there's any 
> good reason to continue using files with CR/LF or LF line terminators.
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
>> On 1/5/2020 3:08 AM, David Ladd wrote:
>> Wayne,
>> 
>> As tfadden pointed out, I would also suggest Notepad++.  I use it on all my
>> Windows systems and also under my Linux systems using Wine.  It is so
>> popular it is even available in the Ubuntu software list. :D
>> 
>> Here is a link to the website for it.
>> https://notepad-plus-plus.org/
>> 
>> It has a LOT of features compared to the built in notepad that comes with
>> Windows.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
>> 
> 
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