should these be fixed for python 2.4?

Alexander Schmolck a.schmolck at
Sun Oct 3 16:50:18 CEST 2004

Nick Craig-Wood <nick at> writes:

> Alexander Schmolck <a.schmolck at> wrote:
>>  Andrew Dalke <adalke at> writes:
>> > Some of them do you commands.mkarg (the only function I know of in the
>> > standard library that does shell escaping).  
>>  Thanks -- I didn't know about that (small wonder -- it's undocumented; no
>>  docstring and not in the manual).
> ...and doesn't do the right thing on windows - see my other posting in
> this thread!

Yes, that's why I mentioned the need for a "documented and *reasonably
reliable*" version in another post (the code also happens to be terribly
inefficient, but that's presumably not such a big concern).


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