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Re: Compatible with Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 08:01:08 -0600

2012/1/25 Thorsten Schöning <tschoening_at_am-soft.de>:
> Guten Tag Les Mikesell,
> am Mittwoch, 25. Januar 2012 um 07:11 schrieben Sie:
>
>> The fact that text is different on
>> different systems isn't really something you can disagree with.  I
>> don't like it any more than you do, but that's just the way it is -
>> something decided back in a different century.
>
> That is really no argument as almost any developer tool is able to
> handle both line endings today.

Highly trained/skilled developers can handle a lot of things that you
don't expect in general.

> You just have to configure it in your
> IDE, TextEditor and whatever you use once and for all the team, just
> like you define any other coding rules and there will be exactly no
> problem. A lot of things were decided centuries ago and we don't do
> them anymore.

Do you have a definitive list of the tools you can expect to work
with non-native text lines? Or, if the list is smaller these days,
the ones that won't? And what do you do when something else makes a
change that suddenly makes the whole file show modifications that you
can't see?

-- 
   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell_at_gmail.com
Received on 2012-01-25 15:01:45 CET

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