[RFC] eol values: unix/windows or LF/CRLF?

Christophe TROESTLER Christophe.Troestler+bzr at umons.ac.be
Sat Mar 28 09:11:42 GMT 2009

On Sat, 28 Mar 2009 18:21:09 +1000, Ian Clatworthy wrote:
> Alexander has suggested renaming them to LF and CRLF respectively.
> Do people have strong opinions? I suspect the latter is more likely
> to match a google search, i.e.  searching for "bzr crlf" will likely
> find the EOL help nearer than top than "bzr windows newlines" will
> say.  My only concern is that unix/windows is likely to mean more to
> non-programmers using bzr, e.g. technical writers?

FWIW, Emacs Coding Systems uses `unix', `dos' and `mac' to distinguish
between the three types of newline terminations.

My 0.02€,

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