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Re: dpkg and pre-versions

Hamish Moffatt wrote:
  >This is a good suggestion. Finding an appropriate character
  >may be difficult, though. I don't see what the problem is with '%';
  >it needs quoting in URLs but that's not too much trouble.
  >I suppose the caret (^) is available, but would look a bit odd.
Caret used to be an alternative pipe symbol. though it does not seem to work
in bash.  Are there any Linux shells which do interpret it as pipe?  If so,
it would be a bad choice as a delimiter.

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