[swift-evolution] multi-line string literals.

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Sun Apr 24 17:09:58 CDT 2016

On Apr 22, 2016, at 12:54 PM, Patrick Gili via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> If we use a quoting structure similar to Perl6, then we future proof the grammar to accommodate regular expression literals (and multi-line regular expression literals) later. It also gives us the possibility for support for fine-grain control over escaping and interpolation.

Wouldn’t the natural regex literal syntax be to enclose them in /’s, e.g.  /foo*/  ?

I don’t see how this proposal conflicts with that.


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