> Uhhh...in what context do you propose this? At least in Perl context
> it would conflict really badly as \w is a reserved regular expression
> notation: a character class matching alphanumerics plus underscore.
> Jarkko Hietaniemi <email@example.com>
Well, the context would be to have test strings and resource bundle entries with such numeric character references.
resourceTag "NBSP \xa0, Euro \u20ac, and some plane 1 code point \w010330."
What does Perl do?
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