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Re: inlined "here" strings

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>We're interested to hear, of course, how many people would like inline
>here strings, and how many would prefer to keep here strings out of the
Well, my main use of inline strings are for things like registry key and 
directory settings on Windows, or regular expressioin strings where I 
want to use the \ char normally. So I often need single-line verbatim 

My advice here is to pick a format that is general enough to handle both 
inline and multi-line situations. It's not hard. That way the need to 
decide inline vs multiline doesn't even come up.

Or don't include this feature at all. There are more important features 
to spend time on, like modules.

Ray Blaak