[plt-scheme] BASE64(bytes) CR LF

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com (hendrik at topoi.pooq.com)
Date: Tue Sep 25 07:10:04 EDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 11:47:48PM -0400, Ray Racine wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 23:29 -0400, Ray Racine wrote:
> > Anyone know why it adds the extra \r\n suffix?
> Yes, I do now. Never mind.

Yeah, it's because Windows used \r\n for end-of-line.

What many Linuxers probably don't know is that in this instance, Windows 
actually followed the international standard, which dates back at 
least to the 60's, and Unix was the standards-evading culprit in the 

-- hendrik

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