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Re: mention what characters need to be escaped inside [...]


From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: mention what characters need to be escaped inside [...]
Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 19:45:09 -0400
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On Monday 04 May 2009 15:46:59 address@hidden wrote:
> Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:
> > quotes inside -- [^" "] -- works.  But the backslash approach you used
> > is probably the clearest way to write it.
>
> Anyways, it should be mentioned in the man page's [...] discussion, even
> though legally one could say it is probably already mentioned, though
> scattered around the man page.

i dont think so.  if we make a special exception here, we need to reproduce 
random sections of shell quoting rules in many many sections.
-mike




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