I want to know something about why certain operating system makers chose CR vs LF vs CRLF in the present, particularly the usage of CRLF in Windows. Where would be the best place to ask this?

  • en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newline#History – Mat Feb 3 '15 at 19:50
  • @Mat thank you, that's quite informative. However, it does not cover my curiosity on the subject, since I am more interested in the "present" part of "past and present". – Ben Leggiero Feb 4 '15 at 15:11

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