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Re: lynx-dev Escaping URLs on the command line?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Escaping URLs on the command line?
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 08:16:20 -0400 (EDT)

> On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 07:53:07AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> > lynx does this internally (to invoke external programs).  most cases can
> > be handled by using single quotes around the whole string, and a backslash
> > before a single quote, e.g.,
> > 
> >     'this isn\'t a sentence'
> That doesn't work either on /bin/sh or on bash 2.02.1 here on Solaris 8.
> Oh, and it doesn't work on /bin/csh or tcsh 6.08.  Or /bin/ksh...
> You'd need to write
>       'this isn'\''t a sentence.'

agree (I should test before responding).
This also works (but double-quotes aren't as good):

        "this isn\'t a sentence."

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden> <address@hidden>

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