|Synopsis:||The line splicing character ('\' at the end of a line) shall not be used, except in preprocessor macros.|
This construct does not enhance readability in for example string literals. It also prohibits indentation in string literals.
const char message = "This is a string on more than \ one line.\n"; /* WRONG */ const char message = "This is a string on more than " "one line.\n"; /* RIGHT */
#define VERY_LONG_MACRO_NAME \ (...) /* RIGHT */