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On 5 September 2017 at 15:18, Francisco Olarte <> wrote:
> Normally, when you want to be able to have  an empty string, you use
> line separators, or other similar format for your datafiles, so i.e.,
> "\n" is a file with just an empty string but "" is a file with no
> strings on it.

i think what you're describing is "line terminators":
"" => no lines
"\n" => one (empty) line

as i understand it, "line separators" would be:
"" => one (empty) line
"\n" => two (empty) lines