Recent setup.ini corruption
Sun Nov 18 05:53:00 GMT 2001
On Wed, Nov 28, 2001 at 06:00:45PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>The recent reports of setup.ini corruption were due, I believe, to the
>>use of embedded "'s in some recent ldesc additions.
>This was my fault. <hangs head in shame> Sorry....
Hey, I didn't say nothin. I wasn't blamin no one.
>I've also sent Corinna an updated set of setup.hints that use
>texinfo-proper `foo' internal quotation marks, instead of "foo".
I was thinking about modifying upset to use the `' style quoting, but
I figured it wouldn't actually get used all that often, so it wasn't
worth my effort.
>>I've modified upset to convert these types of quotes to apostrophes and
>>this seems to have fixed the problem.
>Thanks. I'm sure this type of screwup will happen again (maybe someone
>OTHER than me, next time) so it's good if upset can handle this
Yes. I guess we really need an upset -c or an upset-lint, or something.
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