clean_macro_chars() no longer called in utils.c in 2.0b1 ?

Jason Martin jhmartin at
Fri Feb 11 01:27:29 CET 2005

On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 12:29:06AM +0100, Sascha Runschke wrote:
> I'm still wondering if cleaning of unwanted chars is really the thing
> to do. In my opinion it would be "more correct" to escape those
> characters properly instead of just erasing them.
The output may pass through an unknown number  of scripts, and
not all of those scripts can easily re-escape the values (such
as sh). Removing them out seems safest.

-Jason Martin

"Is" is the verb for when you don't want a verb.
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