[Gajim-devel] message starting with / interpreted as path on filesystem

Thomas Keller thomas.keller8001 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 18 09:52:06 CEST 2016

On 2016-04-17 17:18, Yann Leboulanger wrote:
> On 04/17/2016 04:17 PM, Thomas Keller wrote:
>> whenever I write a message starting with /, gajim thinks I am referring
>> to a file on my filesystem, and tells me:
> Hi,
> This is our c. All messages starting with a / are
> considered as a command. Gajim doesn't think it's a file on your system,
> it thinks it's a command. (type /help -a to see a list of available
> commands)
> There is no way to disable that. you just need to double the first / if
> your message starts with a /.

there must be some way to disable it in the python code. Could somebody
please point me to the relevant section of the code ?

I don't see any reason why I would want to mix using "command system"
when writing messages. And choosing "/" do delimit commands seems very
unfortunate to me, if I may give unsolicited feedback.

thanks again.

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