Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2012 23:20:01
Message-Id: 20322.30997.909378.190034@a1i15.kph.uni-mainz.de
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] Characters allowed in EAPI names by Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
>>>>> On Thu, 15 Mar 2012, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> Why you don't include e.g. '!', '@', '#', '$', 'ยค', '%', '*', '=' or > ':' in this list?
Rationale why we should include any of these? None of them is in the POSIX "portable filename character set" [1]. (And the Euro sign? Makes me wonder if you posted this 17 days too early.) Ulrich [1] <http://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/000095399/basedefs/xbd_chap03.html#tag_03_276>