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Re: [Nano-devel] definition of filestruct with ENABLE_MULTIBUFFER

From: David Lawrence Ramsey
Subject: Re: [Nano-devel] definition of filestruct with ENABLE_MULTIBUFFER
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 10:28:40 -0800 (PST)

--- David Lawrence Ramsey <address@hidden> wrote:


>By the way, I know that I haven't yet gotten around to
>fixing the null problem (not displaying NULLs in the file as
>^@'s); I've been rather busy lately.  However, I'll get to
>it eventually.  (I've been thinking of simpler ways to do it
>than writing wrapper functions for all string operations on
>the data variable in the filestruct; e. g. convert all NULLs
>in the string that don't mark the end of the string to
>literal "\0" strings, convert all other backslashes
>[including user-input ones] to literal "\\" strings so as to
>make the process reversible, and have nano store lines in
>that format internally, converting them and possibly certain
>input strings [such as search strings] back and forth at

Forget that specific example; it'd break regular expression
searches.  I'll figure out something, though.

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