If I work too much under Linux (x)or Windows and I want to switch to the other operating system I bump into the new line issue.
Here are the actors:
CR - carriage return, ASCII code 10 (or \r) - means that the printer carriage should return at the beginning of the line
LF - line feed, ASCII code 13 (or \n) - means that the printer carriage should be move on next line.
New line - whenever you need to move to a new line (in console or editor)
Windows and Linux treat that new line differently:
Window - the new line is made out of a CR and LF so actually the code for new line is CR+LF (\r\n)
Linux - the new line is a simple line feed = LF (\n)
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