[mono-vb] Re: [Mono-devel-list] Microsoft.VisualBasic Newline Constants
Wed, 21 Jul 2004 22:45:34 -0600
Good to know that you have been experimenting with MSVB namespace.
> The Microsoft.VisualBasic namespace has some errors with the newline=20
> constants that have been there for quite some time.=20
I have fixed the definitions. You should be able to pull the changes from =
Btw, a good catch ...
> Furthermore, it seems like there are bugs in the InputVBFile and=20
> BinaryVBFile because they check for only carriage returns to find the =
> the line. This approach will not work in Unix, and is only partly =
The MSVBFilesystem was squeezed in at the literally the last minute before =
was frozen for 1.0 release. So expect to see issues with current builds, =
this will be addressed with the 1.2 release. mbas and MSVB namespace will =
mainstream ready by then.
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>>> "Jason Bouzane" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 7/22/2004 5:58:10 AM >>>
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The Microsoft.VisualBasic namespace has some errors with the newline=20
constants that have been there for quite some time. I have finally =
tired of seeing them and have written a small patch to fix them.
Furthermore, it seems like there are bugs in the InputVBFile and=20
BinaryVBFile because they check for only carriage returns to find the end =
the line. This approach will not work in Unix, and is only partly correct =
Windows. It also seems to me that the choice of vbCrLf to mean "\r\n" =
unwise on most platforms.
I'd like any comments on how this should be handled, and I'd be happy =
write any patches to fix it.
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