[Python-Dev] shellwords

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Wed, 16 Apr 2003 11:41:22 -0400

Gustavo Niemeyer writes:
 > Ok, I'll check if there's an easy way to "turn" shlex into shellwords.

Is there any real objection to simply fixing shlex to get it right?
I'm guessing that the divergence from shell quoting was more a matter
of implementation expedience and a feeling that it was "good enough"
for whatever original application it was written for.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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