[tex-k] TeX finding filenames with spaces

Marcin Wolinski wolinski at mimuw.edu.pl
Mon Jan 12 12:13:53 CET 2004

Karl Berry wrote:

> Interesting.  So the idea is to be able to say
>   \input "foo bar.tex"
> ?
> That seems worth supporting in general.  I don't see any problems with it.

I think nowadays it is a must.  With Gnome and KDE getting popular people
are getting used to spaces in file names even on Unices.  

In fact I think TeX should be able to read file with any name allowed by
the operating system.  So blocking quotes as an allowed character is 
somewhat risky. :-)

With best,

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