I rarely have to do anything windows batch files, but just sometimes I get the short straw or it’s the quick way around something.
It’s nice to be able to output something reasonably readable to the tracking file, and echoing an empty line can make things easier to parse with-my-eyes. Echo with a following special char (select your own!) does the job.
echo doing something…
echo. also works. echo? and echo either of the slashes are dubious.