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Quotes and escaping - [ANSI C like strings] Re-order table to match the spec. Added \". Note that \E is non-standard.

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http://wiki.bash-hackers.org – Quoting and escaping is really an important way to influence the way, Bash treats your input. There are three recognized types: * per-character escaping using a backslash: \$stuff * weak quoting with double-quotes: "stuff" * strong quoting with single-quotes: 'stuff' (HowTos)