Jon Ribbens jon+usenet at unequivocal.co.uk
Tue Sep 26 02:00:54 CEST 2006

In article <ef9nib$snj$1 at lust.ihug.co.nz>, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> You're proposing two separate functions:
>     1) quoting of non-wildcard specials
>     2) quoting of wildcard specials

Lawrence, you're wrong in this thread for the same reason you were
right in the cgi.escape thread. Escaping general characters for string
literals is a different operation from escaping wildcards from pattern
matches, and for a good reason.

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