On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:37:41PM +0100, Thomas Adam wrote:
> 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
In my experience they only serve to enhance readability when the
language processor doesn't handle processing a group of lines using
Is less visually appealing and can be more difficult locate errors than