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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] string "quoting"
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-14 09:26:39

On 6/14/2010 9:14 AM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> On 06/14/2010 04:42 PM, Phil Richards wrote:
>>> Are these functions specific to Boost.Filesystem? A mechanism for
>>> quoting strings (whether it is double-quoting, back-slashing, or
>>> URL-style) would seem to be generally useful, and not just
>>> specific to the filesystem library.
>> I think, path quoting rules can be OS-specific, so it seems fit to
>> reside in Boost.Filesystem.
> While that may be true, they could be built atop a more general offering.

Don't wait for a perfect mousetrap. A merely good one will do for now.

My $.02,

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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