Text files are the cockroaches of the modern information ecosystem.

They might not look pretty and they scare kids, but they are SUPER well adapted and functional and they'll survive almost anything short of total hard disk failure.

@natecull That's a remarkably insecure answer to an innocent troll question. We don't even have to talk about non-7bit characters, multibyte or right-to-left languages. There's not even a commonly accepted standard for line breaks. Are text files well adapted to anything, or to nothing at all?

@unixtippse @natecull Actually, there IS a commonly accepted standard for line breaks. In fact, there are multiple.

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