line continuations with backslash
tim.one at home.com
Sun Aug 26 03:48:33 CEST 2001
> You don't need the "+" signs there; as in C, adjacent string
> literals are catenated at compile-time.
> so why not this then:
> x = long("123"
> which saves all the splitting and joining and is (nearly) as readable?
Because it's not as readable, or as easy to edit. The cost of splitting and
joining on one-shot initialization code is insignificant, most likely too
small to measure.
the-rest-of-our-lives<wink>-ly y'rs - tim
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