Re: UNIX/Linux text files
On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 08:45, John Hasler wrote:
> Adam Funk quotes:
> > Eric Raymond, "The Art of UNIX Programming", chapter "What UNIX Gets
> > Wrong": "Unix files have no structure above byte level."
> Eric is wrong. This not a bug. This is a major feature.
For those of us who are not intimately familiar with both sides of the
argument, could you either explain your statement or provide a link to
some resource which does? You may be entirely correct, however
unsubstantiated assertions are fairly ineffective as a means of