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Python Language Reference Manual
by Guido van Rossum and Fred L. Drake, Jr.
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2.1.2 Physical lines

A physical line is a sequence of characters terminated by an end-of-line sequence. In source files, any of the standard platform line termination sequences can be used--the UNIX form using ASCII LF (linefeed), the Windows form using the ASCII sequence CR LF (return followed by linefeed), or the Macintosh form using the ASCII CR (return) character. All of these forms can be used equally, regardless of platform.

When embedding Python, source code strings should be passed to Python APIs using the standard C conventions for newline characters (the \n character, representing ASCII LF, is the line terminator).

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