Text-mode apps (Was :Who are the "spacists"?)

Tim Chase python.list at tim.thechases.com
Sat Apr 1 13:53:02 EDT 2017


On 2017-04-02 03:09, Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> *Whatever* record separator you choose to use, whether it is
> slash / or backslash \ or colon : or Ctrl-^ RS or U+113A HANGUL
> CHOSEONG SIOS-PHIEUPH, you can't *also* use it as a non-record
> separator.

Well, one could use 0x1C (FS=File Separator) which at least has the
semantic meaning and would be far less likely to be desired in
file-names.

That said, I'm not sure I want to try and enter 0x1C every time I
intend to compose a complex path.  But that's an interface problem,
right? ;-)

-tkc





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