FYI: character quoting in Win32

Earnie Boyd
Mon Aug 17 12:35:00 GMT 1998

In order to put this in the archive and to educate the ignorant as I
used to be, the circumflex "^" (SHIFT of 6 on US Keyboard) can be used
to quote any character similar to the backslash "\" in UNIX.


bash$: grep some_variable \| some_other_variable *.c

would translate to

DOS$: grep some_variable ^| some_other_variable *.c

-        \\||//

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