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[PATCH] Escaping of : in a _describe completion

On Saturday 11 of April 2009 13:22:00 Frank Blendinger wrote:

> Could I get my old behaviour somehow, with a menu of my etherwake
> completion showing up after the second <Tab>?

Please try if attached patch helps (and does not break something else). 
I do not claim to understand how quoting is actually handled by 
completion but at least compdescribe does remove backslashes and compadd 
does not seem to.

I'd like to get final word from Peter before committing this. Also some 
more clear statement in manual is needed. 
Index: Completion/Base/Utility/_describe
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Completion/Base/Utility/_describe,v
retrieving revision 1.16
diff -u -p -r1.16 _describe
--- Completion/Base/Utility/_describe	5 Jun 2003 09:51:33 -0000	1.16
+++ Completion/Base/Utility/_describe	12 Apr 2009 14:01:32 -0000
@@ -97,10 +97,10 @@ while _tags; do
         if [[ -n $_mats ]]; then
           compadd "$_opts[@]" "${(@)_expl:/-J/-2V}" -D $_strs - \
-                  "${(@M)${(@P)_mats}##([^:\\]|\\?)##}"
+                  "${(@)${(@M)${(@P)_mats}##([^:\\]|\\?)##}//\\}"
           compadd "$_opts[@]" "${(@)_expl:/-J/-2V}" -D $_strs - \
-                  "${(@M)${(@P)_strs}##([^:\\]|\\?)##}"
+                  "${(@)${(@M)${(@P)_strs}##([^:\\]|\\?)##}//\\}"
       set - "$_argv[@]"

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