Base Directory Specification - XDG_*_DIRS syntax
thiago at kde.org
Sun Dec 25 05:57:31 PST 2011
On Sunday, 25 de December de 2011 05.14.38, subscription.discussion at gmail.com
> The XDG Base Directory Specification states that the environment variables
> $XDG_DATA_DIRS and $XDG_CONFIG_DIRS both have a list of paths that are
> separated by a colon (':') character. How should the values be interpreted
> if the path contains colons? Should the colon be escaped? How about the
> escape character, should that be escaped then too (e.g. '\\')? Or are
> colons allowed in the path at all?
How does PATH do it?
But I guess the question should be: is it wise to use paths that contain a
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