[tex-live] BIBINPUTS and quoted pathes

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu May 4 23:54:13 CEST 2017

Am Thu, 4 May 2017 23:36:13 +0200 schrieb Reinhard Kotucha:

>  > Thanks -- but I wished they never had allowed the damn spaces, quote
>  > or not to quote is always the question. 
> The "damn spaces" are allowed because users of GUIs expect them to be
> allowed.  They want to use comprehesible file names and don't want to
> care about the underlying operating system.

I personally don't find them comprehensible - I don't know where
they end and handling the quoting (or not quoting) is a constant
source of problems. But I know what you mean and I know that the
struggle against spaces is long lost -- I was simply a bit
exasparated ;-)

Ulrike Fischer 

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