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From d...@ast.cam.ac.uk (David Robinson)
Subject Re: New version of B59 uploaded: B59-include-bugs-2.txt
Date Tue, 11 Apr 1995 10:55:00 GMT
>> * Tag value strings should not need quoting if they don't contain special
>>   characters, e.g. <--#echo var=PATH -->
>
>That might be regarded as a good thing. Better to use quotes everywhere
>than have special cases. I'd vote to keep it this way unless there's
>a good reason to change it.

The reason is to be compatible with standard HTML syntax. But it's hardly a
high priority.

>> * There should be an option to #echo to escape any html-active characters
>>   in the echoed string.
>
>define a new directive "#escape"  which is the same as "#echo" with
>the side-effect of escaping the results.     ?

What I had in mind was <--#echo var="DOCUMENT_URI" escaped -->

 David.

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