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Re: :r modifier

On Wed, Dec 13, 2000 at 08:21:17PM +0100,
Alexandre Duret-Lutz <duret_g@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>> "Bart" == Bart Schaefer <schaefer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> [...]
>  Bart> You're assuming that :r is used exclusively on unix
>  Bart> file-paths and should employ unix file-path semantics,
> Right, I'm shortsighted (didn't think at all about the 
> non-unix world -- does it *really* exist? :o)).

Well, yes. But I haven't seen a port of zsh to MVS or OS/390 so far ;)

> (My dream is that repeated slashes would be treated as a single
> slash; but I'm probably again assuming filesystem specific convention)

No, it's not filesystem specific. It might be Unix specific, though. ;)


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