Re: Question about \uxxxx etc. for 21-bit code points - need advice

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Wed May 24 2000 - 13:44:53 EDT

Markus Scherer wrote:
> Given the discussion about \xhh...h without {} curly braces, I believe I will also suggest to keep our current interpretation of
> \xhh (fixed-length, 2 hex digits)
> that we have at least in one place.

Oops - mistake. I just looked again at the source code, and we actually have the \x this way:
\xhh (variable-length, 1..2 hex digits)

which is pretty consistent with C (except that C may accept more than 2 hex digits in wide strings).
We should probably leave it at that.


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