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- Subject: Re: Split string and escape delimiter
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:02:58 -0300
> What I'm looking for is the ability to include the delimiter in the strings.
> The following desirable example with '\' as the escape character:
> 'foo','bar','foo,bar' = split('foo,bar,foo\\,bar' , ',')
One nice technique to know is to change exceptions to markers, such as \1:
and then change "\1" back to "\\,".
See http://www.lua.org/pil/20.4.html .