[swift-evolution] [Review] SE-0168: Multi-Line String Literals

Ricardo Parada rparada at mac.com
Tue Apr 11 11:51:30 CDT 2017

Hi Adrian,

I think having the closing """ on a line by itself activates the indentation stripping feature. So if it was to change as you suggest then how would you turn off indentation stripping?

> On Apr 11, 2017, at 11:08 AM, Adrian Zubarev via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> This would be consistent and less confusing to learn.
> Can’t we make the indent algorithm work like this instead?
> let string = """\↵
> ····<tag>↵
> ······content text↵
> ····</tag>""" // Indent starts with the first non space character
> // result
> <tag>↵
> ··content text↵
> </tag>
> The line where the closing delimiter is trims all space chapters and the indent for the whole multi-line string is starting at the point where the first non-space chapters is in that line.
> What do you think?
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