In the ledmac documentation, Peter Wilson wrote that, when writing to the
.end file (which stores the endnote), it transforms all spaces to line breaks.
\newlinecharso that in the file every space becomes the start of a new line; this generally ensures that a long note doesn’t exceed restrictions on the length of lines in files.
Is there any restriction in the length of file (today, with modern engines)? I don't see anything in
This has an influence on Reledmac/Reledmac: duplicating index entries