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- Subject: Re: Why non-escaped newlines are prohibited in single-quoted string literals?
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:01:47 -0500
It was thus said that the Great Egor Skriptunoff once stated:
> On Sun, Jan 29, 2017 at 5:16 PM, nobody <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > quite large decrease in debuggability
> This is not a problem at all.
> Improperly closed literal strings are clearly visible due to syntax
> IMO, using notepad (or similar castrated editor in your OS) for programming
> is a bad practice.
> Are you too concerned with debuggability, but the text editor you are using
> lacks Lua syntax highlighting?
You are projecting. There are valid reasons to know how to edit code
without an IDE or syntax highlighting editor. You are perhaps fortunate in
having avoided such situations.
-spc (Who has never been that fortunate at times ... )