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

Xiaodi Wu xiaodi.wu at gmail.com
Sat Apr 22 10:12:48 CDT 2017

On Sat, Apr 22, 2017 at 3:38 AM, Brent Royal-Gordon <brent at architechies.com>

> On Apr 21, 2017, at 11:48 AM, Xiaodi Wu via swift-evolution <
> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> This goes to my question to David Hart. Isn't this an argument for a
> feature to allow breaking a single-line string literal across multiple
> lines? What makes this a use case for some feature for _multiline_ string
> literals in particular?
> Well, if you're breaking a string across several lines, you will want
> indentation stripping too. Are you suggesting we should also bring that
> feature to single-line string literals with escaped newlines?

No, I am suggesting that whatever design is used for escaped newlines, if
at all possible it should be equally apt for "strings" and """strings"""
such that it will not require indentation stripping.

> --
> Brent Royal-Gordon
> Architechies
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