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Re: [bug-recutils] Value Expressions

From: Jose E. Marchesi
Subject: Re: [bug-recutils] Value Expressions
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 10:36:20 +0200
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         Looks good but, what if you want to add a value that starts with a /
         character?  We must find a simple, complete and easy to learn syntax 
    This is always going to be a problem as soon as you introduce any kind of 
    which is to be interpreted other than literally.  The obvious answer is, 
you must 
    escape the / with a \  Another solution is, to introduce a new option -A; 
-A would
    take a string to be interpreted as a value  expression, -a would be 
    The trick is, like you say, is to find the solution which puts the least 
    on the users.

Yes.  We need more ideas.
         Huh... that would require to capture snapshots of the records in the
         evaluation of the SEX.  Complex stuff..
    Hey!  Who said it was going to be easy?
Heh, that is the spirit! :)

Jose E. Marchesi         http://www.jemarch.net
GNU Project              http://www.gnu.org

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