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[Bug 29360] Extending string literal syntax

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Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2016 14:47:37 +0000
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Abel Braaksma <abel.braaksma@xs4all.nl> changed:

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--- Comment #7 from Abel Braaksma <abel.braaksma@xs4all.nl> ---
(In reply to Benito van der Zander from comment #4)
> Seriously, ``[, why? Where do you even get these ideas from? 
> What was wrong with a single ` ?

The single backtic is used to write interpreted expressions inside the string

The choice of delimiter was the result of a long discussion of the WG and I
doubt they'll look forward to reopen it. In case you are interested in how we
came to the backticks-syntax, a good starting point is where Michael Kay
suggested chevrons[1], and read all following mail in that and related
discussions (some proposals can be found in previous mails as well).

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-xsl-query/2015Sep/0042.html

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