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[REBOL] Re: quotes gone

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 31-Oct-2002 10:56

Hi Chris, << Is anyone else finding the quote-eating behaviour of parse(/all!) rather annoying, too? >> I was annoyed by it at first, but then I thought about how helpful it is when parsing most common CSV data formats that quote fields containing spaces. If I had to choose, I'd keep it like it is (letting it do the hard work), and handle the other cases myself. << Is there any known workaround? >> If you can take an extra step to process the parsed result, you can add them back in yourself, though I haven't tested this for validity in all cases. It is based on the assumption that quotes are used to mark fields containing spaces in the original data. repeat i length? items: parse {Carl "Chief REBOL" Sassenrath} none [ if find items/:i " " [ poke items i rejoin [{"} items/:i {"}] ] ] --Gregg