On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 12:46:37AM +0900, Mike Hall wrote:
>   - compile time string concatenation, "hello" "world" => "helloworld"
>  
> I know that some other popular languages like to do that,
> but I think it would be better to leave it as two arguments.
> After all, someone wrote those two literals separately on purpose.

The following is a common idiom:

  foo("this is a really long string.  in fact, it is so long " \
      "that I have to wrap onto multiple lines.")

Paul