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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Subject: Re: Characters allowed in EAPI names
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 00:19:49 +0100
>>>>> On Thu, 15 Mar 2012, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:

> Why you don't include e.g. '!', '@', '#', '$', '€', '%', '*', '=' 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>


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-- Ulrich Mueller
Re: Characters allowed in EAPI names
-- Brian Harring
Re: Characters allowed in EAPI names
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-- Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
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