is a variable defined in `
Its value is
List of characters to recognize as separate arguments in input.
Strings comprising a character in this list will separate the arguments
surrounding them, and also be regarded as arguments in their own right (unlike
whitespace). See `comint-arguments'.
Defaults to the empty list.
For shells, a good value is (?\| ?& ?< ?> ?\( ?\) ?;).
This is a good thing to set in mode hooks.