Suggestions to triple quoted strings proposal

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.org
Tue Dec 12 15:28:40 PST 2006


On Dec 12, 2006, at 2:14 PM, Jeff Walden wrote:

> Peter Hall wrote:
>> Which is interesting for comparison, as it ignores all leading but  
>> not
>> subsequent white.
>
> This is due to XML.prettyPrinting being true, I suspect; I'd check  
> if I had more free time right now.  Also, unless you drop to  
> entities you can't embed {, }, or < in the string this way.

Right.

BTW, this works in SpiderMonkey (in Firefox):

var q = String( <>
                 "Som'e' "
                 multiline text
                 </>.toXMLString() );
alert(uneval(q));

/be





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