From: Stefan Götz <stefan.goetz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 05 Jan 2011 13:43:17 +0100
> but I think you can just drop the
> backslashes and be done with it. What am I missing?
A single string literal may not contain newline characters unless they are
escaped by backslashes. So, no, the backslashes cannot be just dropped.