[sc34wg3] TMQL: tm-content delimiter

Robert Barta rho at devc.at
Thu Feb 26 04:19:05 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 03, 2008 at 06:07:28PM +0100, Lars Heuer wrote:
> The tm-content delimiter """ clashes with the CTM string delimiter and
> the delimiter gives the impression (at least for Python developers and
> several other syntaxes use this also as string) that a string is
> returned.

Well, pretty much every symbol is occupied by some language.

> IIRC there was a discussion to change the tm-content delimiter to
> something like [[ ]] which is from my point of view better since it
> doesn't look like a string. Was a decision made regarding the
> tm-content delimiter?

No. Options are (for some reasons double symbols look boring :-)

   '''   # single quotes
   ```   # backticks
   [[[   # looks like a VT52 artefact

   <<END # HERE documents (UNIX, ...) , old and ugly


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