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142657Re: RFE: honor 'eol' setting regardless of 'binary' flag.

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  • Christian Brabandt
    Jul 13 12:52 PM
      On So, 13 Jul 2014, Linda A. Walsh wrote:
      > Christian Brabandt wrote:
      > >Hi Linda!
      > >
      > >On So, 13 Jul 2014, Linda A. Walsh wrote:
      > >
      > >>John Little wrote:
      > >>>On Sunday, July 13, 2014 6:56:20 PM UTC+12, Linda A. Walsh wrote:
      > >>>>Where is it written that the last line of a file needs a uselss linefeed?
      > >>>POSIX definition of a text file is a file that contains characters organized into zero or more lines:
      > >>>http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/basedefs/V1_chap03.html#tag_03_397
      > >>>
      > >>>A line is defined to have a newline:
      > >>>http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/basedefs/V1_chap03.html#tag_03_206
      > >>Are you saying Vim should not exist?
      > >
      > >I am not sure, if being silly helps in getting anybody convinced
      > >that Vim's behaviour should change. In fact, I don't see your
      > >problem. Just set the required options and be done.
      > ---
      > Trying to claim POSIX compliance as a justification for this behavior
      > is what is silly. vim was born out of a desire for more than such.
      > Someone is using POSIX
      > to justify not having it be a choice.
      >
      > That's what is silly.

      No it is not. POSIX is pretty clear here and Vim is actually adhering to
      the standard. If you like it or not. Being ironically won't make you
      more convincing.

      Best,
      Christian
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