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bburger@xxxxxxxxxxx writes: > Like Ray Blaak, I would find most useful what C# calls "verbatim string > literals" for strings that include the backslash character. I think the > "here" strings proposed clutter the lexical structure. > > The C# spec is @" followed by a sequence of characters not including " and > then terminated by ". This allows for multi-line strings and is useful > when specifying registry and file paths in Microsoft Windows as well as > regular expressions. But that still means " can't appear in the string, right? That would mean your suggestion solves a different problem than here strings, which are for encoding strings that *do* contain ". -- Cheers =8-} Mike Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla