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Re: gettext feature request

From: Eli Schwartz
Subject: Re: gettext feature request
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 16:33:37 -0400

On 7/24/21 2:48 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 7/24/21 10:35 AM, Jean-Jacques Brucker wrote:
>> Planning to use the /$"string/" feature in my bash code made me think
>> too much : https://github.com/foopgp/bash-libs/tree/main/i18n
>> ...what I really *love* to see in bash, is a /$'string'/ feature,
>> which doesn't parse any «`» or «$» characters.
> So you want a translation feature without any further interpretation? Or
> one just without command substitution?
> What about an option to enable this variant behavior? What do you think
> would be a suitable name?

In the thread Greg linked, he submitted a patch back in 2009 to
implement `shopt -s safelocale`.

Eli Schwartz
Arch Linux Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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