jpiitula at ling.helsinki.fi
Wed Nov 26 14:45:50 CET 2014
Tim Chase writes:
> This doesn't jibe with the pairs of quotes you sent and your request
> for nesting. In most popular shells, the majority of your "quote"
> characters don't actually quote anything:
> bash$ echo // hello
Where did the // go?
> and has problems with things like
> someprog.py uname && su""do cat /etc/sudoers
> someprog.py uname && s"ud"o cat /etc/sudoers
> which my shell will parse valid execution of sudo.
This one looks like "scare quotes":
$ "sudo" cat /etc/sudoers
(Sorry for the noise. I just find this amusing.)
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