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Re: DEP 5 and directory/file names with spaces

On Mon, 2009-06-08 at 10:15 -0400, Jonathan Yu wrote:
> You know, this is probably a stupid question, but what's wrong with
> separating file patterns with newlines, as continuations?
> Files: a b
>  c
>  d e f
>  g.*
> To me it looks more readable, no escaping or quotes are necessary 

Well, this prohibits filenames with \n in them. Not that I do that
myself, but it is actually something that works :).

Whats so hard about simple escaping?


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