Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Cc: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] make.defaults: line wrapping in quoted strings
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 21:15:02
Message-Id: 20100424221451.58623029@snowmobile
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] make.defaults: line wrapping in quoted strings by Ulrich Mueller
On Sat, 24 Apr 2010 23:12:06 +0200
Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:
> >>>>> On Sat, 24 Apr 2010, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: > >> + A quoted string may be continued over multiple physical > >> lines by a simple newline or a backslash-escaped newline. > > > That needs an 'either'. > > Hm, which variant is better: > "either by a ... or by a" or "by either a ... or a"?
The latter. I'd use the former if the subclauses were longer. -- Ciaran McCreesh

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Re: [gentoo-pms] make.defaults: line wrapping in quoted strings Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>