Re: procfs problems

Philip Blundell (
Thu, 17 Apr 1997 13:47:20 +0100 (BST)

On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, Lauri Tischler wrote:

> Why not just consider 'white space' as separator. 'white space' is
> defined as arbitary length of string of tabs and/or spaces.

Yup, that was the original suggestion (which then got bogged down in "no,
don't allow tabs!" and "hey, there's nothing wrong with tabs").