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has caused the Debian Bug report #413455,
regarding Dealing with spaces: improve man page and handling in general
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Re: Bug#413455: Dealing with spaces: improve man page and handling in general
Mon, 5 Mar 2007 10:29:08 -0800
tag + confirmed
Hey there upstream :)
what do you think about this feature request ?
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 12:45:10AM -0500, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> Package: wikipediafs
> Version: 0.2-1
> Severity: wishlist
> Currently, to deal with a article name containing spaces, it seems
> one must replace spaces with underscores; not
> $nano "Fujiwara no Teika"
> $nano Fujiwara\ no\ Teika
> $nano Fujiwara_no_Teika
> This is, from my perspective, not ideal. If I wish to open up a
> file from Emacs or some other capable text editor, which bypasses
> shell issues with spaces, I still have to remember to make all
> spaces underscores (this would also get in the way of shell
> scripts, I think).
> So I'd like it if wikipediafs supported the first 2 examples and
> not just the 3rd.
> Even if upstream rejects this request, I think the man page
> doesn't make this clear. I noticed one sentence which *might*
> reference this behaviour ("This is why most of the time you will
> need a terminal to run the "your_favourite_editor file_name"
> command."), but it is by no means clear - a simple addition to
> note that to open articles with spaces in the title requires one
> to manually substitute _ for " "s.
> Inquiring minds want to know.
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