Any interest in raw strings?
vilya.harvey at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 16:58:29 PDT 2009
Ah, I had a feeling I might have missed something. It looks like you've
already covered everything I wanted to write up and more! I think multiline
strings would be a useful addition too; it seems a shame that it won't be
included in the Coin changes.
2009/3/24 <rssh at gradsoft.com.ua>
> > Hi all,
> > I don't think I've seen a proposal for raw strings - string literals
> > ignore escape sequences - yet. Would there be enough interest to write
> > this
> > up as a proposal?
> > The idea is stolen shamelessly from Python, where you can write a raw
> > string
> > as r"[\n\r\t]" and it's equivalent to the normal string "[\\n\\r\\t]"
> > (i.e.
> > you don't need to double the backslash in a raw string, it's just treated
> > like any other character). This is most useful when writing regular
> > expressions; in fact, it may *only* be useful then. But for that one case
> > it
> > is extremely handy.
> > Any opinions?
> It was part of my enhanched string proposal
> If creating new proposal only for unescaped strings (without multiline)
> can help (ask Darcy) -- than submit one. It woud be better than nothing.
> > Vil.
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