From: Rainer Buchty (rainer_at_buchty.net)
Date: 2005-12-08 18:22:23
>Interesting. So what operating systems use CR/LF? I always thought that >only PCs did (Mac, Amiga, C64: CR, Unix: LF), but at the time the >KERNAL was written, PCs didn't exist yet. CP/M perhaps? Not sure about OSes, but CR/LF is traditionally speaking the correct way cause on the old TTYs you had to first return the carriage (CR) and then advance one line (LF). It's been a couple of years, but I remember that all TTYs we had at home (ASR-33 plus 2 Baudot-Machines from Lorenz and Siemens) would happily print everything on the very last line position w/o CR. Similarly, they would overwrite a line over and over again w/o LF. Rainer (remembering when the BEL character actually made sound...) Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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