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Re: Why escape char `:' with `\' when auto completing filenames?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Why escape char `:' with `\' when auto completing filenames?
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 11:36:33 +0100
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"Clark J. Wang" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 5:38 PM, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>wrote:
>
>> Maarten Billemont <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> > Why are we escaping all word break characters? rm file:name and rm
>> file\:name are effectively identical, I'm not sure I see the need for
>> escaping it.
>>
>> How do you differentiate between completing file:name and completing
>> file:name?
>>
>>
> I don't understand what did you mean. :(

You just proved my point.

Andreas.

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