Triple-strings

Dmitry A. Soshnikov dmitry.soshnikov at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 09:47:33 PDT 2011


On 24.08.2011 20:19, Brendan Eich wrote:
> On Aug 24, 2011, at 2:44 AM, Dmitry A. Soshnikov wrote:
>
>> Hi again,
>>
>> And another topic which I'd like to separate from the doc-comments topic is the "triple-strings". The rationale is not to escape the double/single quotes when describing something bigger than one line (usually these are comments, but other simple strings with many of double quotes are also the case).
> We had a triple-quoted string proposal for ES4. That was long ago.
>
> http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=proposals:triple_quotes

Ah, didn't know, thanks.

> The answer now is quasi-literals:
>
> http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=harmony:quasis

Yes, I'm aware about `quasis`, but seems inattentively considered all 
the cases.

> No need to stutter " three times -- just use `. Did you miss this one?

Yes, definitely. Thanks for mention.

OK, then the topic with """ is obsolete.

Dmitry.




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