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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 11:50:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

"Clark J. Wang" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 6:36 PM, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>wrote:
>
>> "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.
>>
>>
> It's funny? What's your point and how did I proved it?

If you can't see the difference, how can readline?

Andreas.

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