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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: updated status for 1.2b7
Date Sun, 16 Feb 1997 21:06:22 GMT
BTW, +1 on the patch if I didn't say it before.

Dean

On Sun, 16 Feb 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:

> Dean Gaudet wrote:
> > >   * escaping '{''s in SSI has changed.  Bug?
> > >     Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.3.91.970203113400.925C-100000@localhost.imdb.com>
> > > 	Status: Ben posted patch 
> > 
> > While Ben's patch looks correct I think the user is mistaken.  ${xxx} is
> > substituted everywhere, including within quoted strings, it says so in the
> > docs (well it doesn't talk about {}, just $ expansion).  Ben's patch just
> > fixes the behaviour so that when ${ is seen, it considers everything up to
> > the next } as part of the variable name.
> 
> The snag is that the substitution only does the most elementary kind, and
> doesn't handle conditional substitutions and the like. All my patch does is
> to defer the substitution for the shell to do, instead of just doing it wrong.
> Note that my patch has no effect on simple substitutions.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Ben.
> 
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