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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-02 08:53:49

Beman Dawes wrote:

> Question: what should path("foo//bar//").string() yield?
> 1) "foo//bar//"
> 2) "foo/bar/"
> 3) "foo/bar/."

I personally prefer 2, and already filter these beasties using the
string_algo library when I get them from environment variables. Although,
I've been told the multiple slashes are required by our legacy nut-cracker
laden dlls that front-end a fairly old version of gnumake. I've no idea why
they are needed though.

Jeff Flinn

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