On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 06:38:27PM -0400, lists-f...@useunix.net wrote:
> Is it different as in it gets rid of the annoying '\' characters that
> need to be at the end of every line. Unless you are saying that they
> aren't necessary?

They're continuation markers.  Lots of programs honour those when reading in
files, as does FVWM at present, so this isn't anything new, and the point of
using them is to allow people to improve readability.

-- Thomas Adam

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