[Python-ideas] Allow additional separator character in variables
gadgetsteve at live.co.uk
Sun Nov 19 08:18:52 EST 2017
On 19/11/2017 11:20, Stephan Houben wrote:
> You think that's bad?
> Abandon all hope ye who use Unicode.
> Op 19 nov. 2017 12:06 schreef "Antoine Pitrou" <solipsis at pitrou.net
You can get exactly the the same effect by typing command line examples
into MS-Word or Outlook and letting people copy and paste to the command
line, as both programs "helpfully" and erratically convert double quotes
to open/close curly double quote and minus into hyphen, etc. - I have
had a large number of cases where this has happened and even start many
of my utilities that are deployed to others with a fix parameter issues
function that undoes such substitutions in all of sys.argv just to cut
down on the number of "it doesn't work" complaints.
Steve (Gadget) Barnes
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