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- Subject: Re: %q implementation
- From: Kevin Martin <kev82@...>
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 12:54:21 +0000
On 21 Feb 2013, at 12:48, Marc Balmer wrote:
> How should "%q" format it's parameter?
From the 5.2 manual:
"The q option formats a string between double quotes, using escape sequences when necessary to ensure that it can safely be read back by the Lua interpreter."
I'm not saying it's really difficult to do, I just thought there might be some code out there already, as if I do it myself, it's the kind of thing where it's really easy to write a buggy implementation.