portable-lines: Alternative 'lines' implementation that understands CR-LF and CR

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Provides an alternative implementation of the Prelude.lines function that treats the following sequences as newline characters:

  • "\r\n" (Windows style)

  • "\r" (Macintosh style, before OS X)

  • "\n" (Unix style)

Haskell's IO system supports both platform-specific line ending conversion (by opening the file in "text mode"), and explicit setting of the newline mode for input and output (see System.IO.hSetNewlineMode). However:

  • If you don't know the line ending format in advance, you would have to open the file and detect the newline format manually.

  • ByteString currently honors neither of these; see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6837628.

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Versions [RSS] 0.1
Dependencies base (>=4 && <5), bytestring [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright (c) Joseph Adams 2011
Author Joey Adams
Maintainer joeyadams3.14159@gmail.com
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Source repo head: git clone git://github.com/joeyadams/haskell-portable-lines.git
Uploaded by JoeyAdams at 2011-11-14T06:53:12Z
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.1, NixOS:0.1, Stackage:0.1
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