[Mono-bugs] [Bug 51833][Min] Changed - Backspace character fails to work at the end of a string.
Tue, 9 Dec 2003 08:27:01 -0500 (EST)
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Changed by email@example.com.
--- shadow/51833 2003-12-07 16:25:06.000000000 -0500
+++ shadow/51833.tmp.15144 2003-12-09 08:27:01.000000000 -0500
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
OS Details: Debian Sid
@@ -49,6 +49,13 @@
It is not just cosmetical but can get nasty if for example output of one
program has to be parsed by another program. The error is not mono
specific, but also reproducable in .NET, thus probably being a
Not sure if it should be fixed, that would lose .NET compatibility. I have
not filed a bug report at microsoft.
+------- Additional Comments From firstname.lastname@example.org 2003-12-09 08:27 -------
+Backspace is defined in most systems as 'replace the character before
+the backspace with the character after the backspace'. This means that
+if the backspace is followed by a newline, it has no effect. It works
+this way in C (printf), python, MS.NET etc. So this is not a bug.