[Python-3000] Line continuation using ellipsis

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Apr 13 01:24:59 CEST 2007

Talin wrote:

> I've never liked using the backslash operator for line continuation

How about regarding a line as a continuation if it's
indented more than the one which started the statement?

> 1) It requires that it be the last character of a line,

That requirement could be removed, couldn't it? There's
no other meaning for a backslash followed by nothing
except whitespace.


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