[ string literals ] Extending the escape language (was: String literals: some principles)

Guy Steele guy.steele at oracle.com
Wed May 8 20:26:33 UTC 2019

> On May 7, 2019, at 6:14 PM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:
> . . . at the end of the line, one cannot differentiate between \<eol> and \<space> when reading the code.

This suggests a design constraint for the ESL: whatever \<eol> means, \<horizontal space><eol> ought to mean the same thing.

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