Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:23242] Re: Parsing Ruby's interpolated strings/regexps"
    on 01/10/25, Robert Feldt <feldt / ce.chalmers.se> writes:

|BTW, I know you often have good reasons for your decisions but out of
|curiosity: What is the reason for allowing %!str! etc type strings
|(ie. the interpolated once without brace/paren delimiters). IMHO,
|this is rarely used and doesn't add much (more than complexity in
|lexer).

Too many backslashes in strings often irritate me.  Plus some use them
as "pseudo blocks" like

  obj.method %{
    # ..code body..
  }  

							matz.