On Sun, 1 Aug 2004 22:28:57 -0500, Dave Silvia <dsilvia@...> wrote:
> echomsg '<NL>Hello\<NL>\\<NL>'
> as does echo of the same?? There doesn't seem to be any combination of
> backslash escaping or not that works in single quotes.
Single quotes are used to delimit a literal string:
literal-string *literal-string* *E115*
'string' literal string constant *expr-'*
Note that single quotes are used.
This string is taken literally. No backslashes are removed or have a special
meaning. A literal-string cannot contain a single quote. Use a normal string