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Stephen Caudill

Principal Developer at Hashrocket
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It's worth noting that that leading "\" in the rails projection declaration is a vim line-continuation character for use in :source and Ex command scripts. Dictionaries look crazy all on one line, so spacing the key-value pairs out with a newline and a line-continuation character makes it a bit more readable.

For more info:

:help line-continuation
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