Re: DEP-5 and files with white spaces
Benjamin Drung <email@example.com> writes:
> Is it to complex to have a syntax that is similar to what the shell
> does? Two solutions pop into my mind. Please let me know, why these are
> not use. You can point me to previous discussions.
> Idea 1: Use a escape sequence for specifying a whitespace (e.g. "\ " for
> a space).
> Idea 2: Allow quotation marks.
Yeah, both of those were among the other syntax proposals that were
suggested, and I think one of them was in the document at one point.
Using backslash is probably the easiest, although it does make parsing the
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>