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Re: [PATCH] issue 1780: Keyword values with dollar signs causebadness.

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2006-01-10 15:42:42 CET

Michael Pilato wrote:
> The algorithm is a pretty good one, though I think it still falls down
> if, say, an Author's name begins with a '$'. The expanded form would be
> '$ Author: $username $', which happens to be a superset of the
> completely valid format '$ Author: $'.

Which brings up the topic of a generalized escaping mechanism for
keyword *values*, rather than trying larger and larger strings (as the
proposed patch does).


John Peacock
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