[PnP] Apology For The "Abnaric" Debacle

Phineas Cromwell phineascromwell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 15:15:10 CET 2008

Yeah, he did mention a 'greater than' character producing a similar cut-off
result. Would pasting from Word or OpenOffice by-pass the whole
ASCII/Unicode/UTF (etc) matter?

On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 8:18 AM, Scott Adams <longshot at darktech.org> wrote:

>  At 03:02 PM 12/3/08, you wrote:
> >Whew!
> >I feel like I just fought a CDF 50 creature!
> >This might possibly have something to do with some kind of Unicode
> setting.
> I believe Wout mentioned it earlier.  If there is a plus symbol in the file
> (ascii for EOF - end of file) then it cuts it off.  Having worked in dos
> since the '80s before windows existed I knew all too well the problem of
> files and posts.  If you concat (copy) A+b to C and A has a EOF char in it
> you could miss half the post.  One way is to strip email or ascii codes from
> the text or ensure all CR/LF (returns/line feeds) are in place to force the
> EOF to the bottom.
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