RE: Line Separator and Paragraph Separator

From: Elliotte Rusty Harold (
Date: Tue Oct 21 2003 - 09:53:51 CST

At 4:12 PM +0100 10/21/03, Jill Ramonsky wrote:
>Well, I can't say I've ever found a use for putting either a C0 or a
>C1 control into a text file, beyond the usual CR, LF and TAB. My
>code also often considers FF to be whitespace, although I've never
>actually (knowingly) encountered it in a real text file.

I have. It shows up in a lot of old text files as a page separator
character. It's also occasionally used as a document separator when
someone wants to stuff multiple XML documents in the same file.

   Elliotte Rusty Harold
   Processing XML with Java (Addison-Wesley, 2002)

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