# File lib/Getopt/DelimScanner.rb, line 230
    def skipDelimited( delimiters="'\"`", prefix='\\s*', escape='\\' )
        delimiters  ||= "'\"`"
        prefix      ||= '\\s*'
        escape      ||= '\\'

        self.matchError = nil
        return self.skip( makeDelimPattern(delimiters, escape, prefix) )
    end