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    Date: 22 October 1979 10:51-EDT
    From: Earl A. Killian <EAK at MIT-MC>
    To:   RWK
    Re:   Effect of CR in symbols

    I was sort of grossed out that FOO<cr>BAR read in as FOOBAR
    instead of FOO<sp>BAR.  I think it is highly non-obvious.  When I
    complained, the reason I got was that PRINT liked to print FOOBAR
    as FOO<cr>BAR to avoid overflowing the linel.  Seems poor to me.
That indeed was part of the original reason.  The decision dates from before
ITS handled breaking of lines, I think.