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From Paul King <pa...@asert.com.au>
Subject Re: [Proposal] GString is implemented eager and treated as normal String since groovy 3.0.0
Date Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:05:06 GMT
IIUC, raw strings don't escape unicode as well as not supporting
interpolation or backslash escaping.
I think we'll inevitably need to look at supporting it.

On Tue, Sep 11, 2018 at 9:16 PM Jochen Theodorou <blackdrag@gmx.org> wrote:

>
>
> Am 11.09.2018 um 12:16 schrieb Paolo Di Tommaso:
> > I mean that Java.next’s syntax for raw strings does not support variable
> > interpolation. My understanding is that groovy won't either.
>
> we have actually 4 multiline string variants, of which 1 is not
> supporting variable interpolation
> http://groovy-lang.org/syntax.html#_string_summary_table
>
> What the Java version does and we not, is having no interpolation for
> escapes. We have the dollar-slashy-string to have a different escape
> symbol, but without escapes (raw strings) is nothing we have.
>
> And actually I don't think we need raw string literals in Groovy at
> all... but that might be because I do not see good use for them beyond
> regular expressions, and for those we have a solution in Groovy already.
>
> bye Jochen
>

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