the newline _character_?

Robert Virding <>
Fri Nov 22 00:49:21 CET 2002


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Hague" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 11:41 PM
Subject: Re: the newline _character_? 


> >-define(whitespace(H), H==?space ;
> >                       H==?cr ;
> >                       H==?lf ;
> >                       H==?tab).
> 
> What's the reason not to simply use H =< 32?  Are there other characters
> below 32 that need to be processed?

Ah, but not everything below 32 is whitespace! :-) You need something like the above if you want to be strict.

Robert




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