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Backslash before newline in quoted string strips backslash #52
If a backslash occurs in a single- or double-quoted string immediately preceding a newline character, that backslash is stripped from the resulting string. This is unexpected given the rules for quoted strings. Escaping the backslash itself is a sufficient workaround to cause it to appear.