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Re: Ignore patterns should not be case sensitive (usability)

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 23:38:34 -0500

Karl Fogel wrote:
> Plus a strategy that hasn't been discussed yet: using "/" as an escape
> hatch, since "/" is meaningless in filename patterns (given that
> Subversion and most platforms already reserve it as a path separator).

> Agreed, and if we were still worried about compatibility, we'd just
> start such meta-syntactic lines with "/", like
> / option: case-insensitive
> *.txt
> *.obj
> / option: case-sensitive
> readme
> ...or something along those lines.

Perhaps a simple and slightly perlish:
could emultate the harder to type

   Les Mikesell
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