INN config file parsing infrastructure
md at linux.it
Thu May 4 23:41:02 UTC 2000
On May 01, Russ Allbery <rra at stanford.edu> wrote:
>> I think this is confusing. This behaviour is very non intuitive, when
>> UNIX programs implement \-escaping the \\n sequence is usually special
>This is a good point. On the other hand, I really don't want to get into
>handling the full set of C backslash sequences, at least for right now
>until we have some pressing need for them. INN doesn't really need the
>ability to embed newlines in a string; shall we just say that escaped
>newlines disappear completely like they do in C?
I think this is a good compromise. The syntax you proposed is very
C-like, so using \ for line continuation is IMHO the natural thing.
I vote for "include" instead of "%include".
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