[PD] (breaking symbols) was Re: find a list of numbers in a text file

Mathieu Bouchard matju at artengine.ca
Sat Sep 10 20:47:23 CEST 2011

On Sat, 10 Sep 2011, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:

> I agree the "" style would match other languages and things quite well 
> and might be clearer, but breaks backwards compatibility, though not 
> horribly. We could start with the \ method, and if that is too painful, 
> add a "" method.  They would be complimentary.  Certainly most syntaxes 
> that have "" also have \ escaping.  Internet search input is one notable 
> exception.

For this, I had thought about using some kind of flag (checkbox) to decide 
the parser you want to use for a given patch. I didn't enjoy the idea, but 
saw it as necessary for the transition. (?)

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