Reduce need of backslash

Duncan Booth duncan at
Fri Sep 26 17:17:01 CEST 2003

Nicolas Fleury <nid_oizo at yahoo.com_remove_the_> wrote in 
news:h4Ycb.75236$PD3.4793080 at

> I was wondering if the need for \ could be reduce in the language.  For 
> example, could a line ending with = or + could be automaticly considered 
> incomplete?

You very rarely need \ as it is. Any parenthesised expression may be split 
across lines without problems.

Duncan Booth                                             duncan at
int month(char *p){return(124864/((p[0]+p[1]-p[2]&0x1f)+1)%12)["\5\x8\3"
"\6\7\xb\1\x9\xa\2\0\4"];} // Who said my code was obscure?

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