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Re: order of processing in brace expansion

I've backed off the patch that tokenizes commas coming from a parameter
expansion with globsubst.  Probably the following is a good idea to make it

Index: Doc/Zsh/options.yo
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Doc/Zsh/options.yo,v
retrieving revision 1.16
diff -u -r1.16 options.yo
--- Doc/Zsh/options.yo	2001/03/30 16:20:03	1.16
+++ Doc/Zsh/options.yo	2001/05/09 09:05:02
@@ -473,7 +473,8 @@
 Treat any characters resulting from parameter expansion as being
 eligible for file expansion and filename generation, and any
 characters resulting from command substitution as being eligible for
-filename generation.
+filename generation.  Braces (and commas in between) do not become eligible
+for expansion.
 cindex(hashing, of commands)

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