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Re: [BUG REPORT] WML 1.7.2 and current CVS snapshot, SunOS 5.5.1

On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Jim Hebert wrote:

> On Wed, 30 Jun 1999, Denis Barbier wrote:
> > It's much more complicated :-(
> > In all versions, spaces and quotes are invalid when defining variables.
> > One problem is that command-line arguments are parsed by the shell
> > whereas .wmlrc and shebang-line are parsed by Perl by something like
> >     split(' ', $string);
> > Then your example is split into 
> >     -DFOO="moo
> >     \"bar\""
> > 
> > I have no solution, sorry.
> I hate to be the know-nothing who just read The Perl Cookbook and now
> thinks he's hot stuff, but isn't this essentially the same problem as the
> 'I have comma-delimited input but some of the fields have commas
> surrounded by "" so those shouldn't be split on?"

Don't worry about that, i didn't read it yet, so you're certainly more
experienced than i ;-)

Will look at your suggestions.

Denis Barbier
WML Maintainer

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