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Re: #\code26 ?


> Hi, I'm trying to use my OS/2 system editor (it's quick & easy) to edit
> my files, but it seems to be inserting a bad character.
> If I read a file into lisp, it works fine, but when I edit it and try to
> reload it I get an illegal character #\Code26.  What is this?
> could this possible be an EOF (ctrl-z)?

Yes, it is a control Z and yes, both e and epm on os/2 insert it.
I'll guess that epm could be talked out of doing this, but I'm not

Solutions?  I used a DOS lisp package which had a nice editor and
didn't do the ^Z.  You could use emacs for os/2.  You could also write
a small program (maybe even in REXX) to strip the last byte off of the


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