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Re: problem with relaying

On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 03:11:16PM +0300, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> On 18-Jan-01 at 13:56, Arnt Gulbrandsen (arnt@trolltech.com) wrote:
> > >    Changeing the script interpret is one of the most difficult things
> > >    in ZMailer, and this evaluator detail doubly so...  I recall having
> > >    tried and failed.
> I'd second this.
> "Don't fix it if it ain't broken"
> sh-like language has its problems (notably dangerous variable expansion)
> but it also has advantages.  For example, most admins know it at least
> basically, and very few people are religious about it.

	Some of those Implicite Dangers make things such that I don't like
	to give them to everyday careless people.    Even I tend to make
	mistakes which are potentially quite harmfull..

	I just made some tests  (changed v_expand() to always quote variables
	which are STRINGs), and when I tried to use it, I learned what the
	system wants to behave with implied  IFS-split.

	I am now adding explicite  $(ifssplit "string with IFS chars")
	function to convert a quoted string (e.g. from v_expand()) to
	a list (of quoted strings), which will help at that hurdle.

> Eugene

/Matti Aarnio	<mea@nic.funet.fi>