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Re: Quoting parts or a remote file name

From: Nicolas Petton
Subject: Re: Quoting parts or a remote file name
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:40:04 +0100

Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,

Hi Michael,

> in bug#16984 it was discussed, how to suppress expansion of "~" in file
> names like "/path/~/file". One possible solution is to quote the file
> name, like "/:/path/~/file".
> This has the disadvantage, that remote file names are not handled
> properly, like "/:/ssh:address@hidden:/path/~/file". I made the proposal to
> apply the file name quoting to the local name of remote files instead,
> like "/ssh:address@hidden:/:/path/~/file". There was no reaction.
> What do people think? Is this something we could do?

I had a look at the discussion about bug#16984, and I think your
proposal makes sense.

I'm wondering, why don't we have an escape character for this, for


Although using backslash is probably a bad idea.


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