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Re: That patch I had...

At 07:02 AM 1/19/96 PST, you wrote:
>Jay wrote:
>> I'm confused; I guess the only advantage I see to \r is octet-stream
>> formats like gif.  Do you use selective \r elsewhere?
>As I've explained before, using our MOO as an HTTPD to a Mac seems to cause 
>double spacing of lines.  By removing the \r from all lines, we fix this,
and so 
>we have been tweaking the server so we can control when we ouput \r\n and when 
>we just use \n.  It works.

Even better would be to let the producer of your web client know that /r
(and company) are white space, and should be ignored (or reduced) when
displaying HTML.

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