On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Terry Jan Reedy firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On 5/16/2013 2:41 PM, Bruce Leban wrote:
(1) make the backslash more likely to stand out visually (and we can't require a space before it)
I think it stands out better by itself at the end.
Except that it makes invisible whitespace have a magical effect.
Which -- at least for me -- is the primary reason *why* -continuation is bad.
Allowing whitespace (including comments) after the line-continuation would remove that gotcha.