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Thu, 16 Dec 2004 18:02:25 -0500
Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)
>> --option "enquoted argument with spaces"
> Can you give real example of where this would be needed other than a file
> which has spaces in its name. I think that we previously decided not to
> encourage this practice.
While it´s generally not encouraged I think it´d be good not to mess up when
the needs comes up. In PCL-CVS I wrote cvs-string->strings (and
a corresponding cvs-strings->string) to handle that.
It´s similar to split-string except that it understands the "..." notation
of Elisp (with escapes and all: it just uses `read´ to handle it). I think
something like that should be added to subr.el since it comes in handy for
any application that needs to prompt for a command and then needs to
- `gud-common-init', Paul Pogonyshev, 2004/12/14
- Re: `gud-common-init',
Stefan Monnier <=