[IPython-dev] [Ipython-svndiff] 2885 - Do not replace # w/ \# anymore

Ville M. Vainio vivainio at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 10:22:53 EST 2007

On Dec 11, 2007 5:04 PM, Ville M. Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:

> Now that we know the root of the problem, we can make escaping # a
> linux-specific thing. On win32, escaping # broke all the command lines
> that have #.

Speaking of which, why does linux act this way? It thinks # is a
comment character? If that is the case, should we not pass it to the
shell as-is and require the user to escape it manually? Escaping
something is quite doable, but unescaping \# is of course

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