PROPOSAL: Multiline strings

Mark Mahieu mark at
Sun Mar 1 01:10:18 PST 2009

On 1 Mar 2009, at 08:58, Jeremy Manson wrote:
> Frankly, to me, the big win would actually not be multiline literals,
> but would be escaped String literals.  I'm sick of writing all of my
> regexps with twice as many \ characters as they need.
> Jeremy

Yeah :(  I've seen people convert tried and tested regexes to brute  
force String searches using indexOf and substring rather than put up  
with the escaping problem.


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