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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] string "quoting"
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-14 09:35:32

Eric Niebler wrote:
> On 6/14/2010 9:14 AM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
> > Andrey Semashev wrote:
> >> 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.

Oh, sure. I didn't mean that Boost.Filesystem should wait for something available elsewhere, but that the more general mechanism would be very useful. When a good, generalized mechanism is available, the pathname quoting logic should be replaced with an invocation of it, though.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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