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Re: behaviour of `load' with $ characters

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: behaviour of `load' with $ characters
Date: 01 Jun 2001 22:54:15 +0200
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On Fri, 1 Jun 2001, Tom Capey wrote:

>   the behaviour of `load' seems aberrant with respect to $
>   substitution.  it attempts to expand the $ in the code below.
>   (the example is for a UNC path, but the same behaviour is
>   observed for "c:/"-style device paths).

It is documented to do it.  It is supposed to do it.  This way, you
can use environment variables to abbreviate long file names.

Hm.  Oh.  There is no pointer from `load' to
`substitute-in-file-name'.  Maybe a doc bug?

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