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- Subject: Re: %q implementation
- From: Marc Balmer <marc@...>
- Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:04:02 +0100
Am 21.02.2013 um 13:54 schrieb Kevin Martin <email@example.com>:
> 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.
ah crap, I thought you were referring to "%q" in another language, not to the Lua one ;)
sorry, I misread the original post, it seems...