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Re: Revised draft of CIF 1.1 syntax document

  • Subject: Re: Revised draft of CIF 1.1 syntax document
  • From: "Richard G. Ball" <Richard_Ball@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 16:30:15 +0100 (BST)
On [2002-Sep-13]  Brian McMahon <bm@iucr.org> wrote:
> (1) Is a useful purpose served by permitting the use of the STAR word stop_
> to indicate the end of a loop or loop header?

I would accept that. 

> (2) Should the value of a semicolon-delimited text field include the final
> end-of-line? If so, the following two cases have identical values: 'foo' and
> ;foo
> ;
> If not, the values are different: 'foo' in one case, 'foo\n' in the other.

in my view the two should be the same, i.e. foo\n should never be generated as a value based on
;foo
;
as input.

Richard
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