[r6rs-discuss] strange escape sequence in string literals
xacc.ide at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 16:15:46 EST 2010
> From: Andy Wingo
> I wonder though, what is the purpose of allowing intraline whitespace
> before the line ending?
I think this is mostly due to text editors (incorrectly) introducing
whitespace after the last meaningful character in a line, or pressing ENTER
while trailing whitespace is still present.
All decent editors should trim whitespace before line endings (or have an
option to do so).
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