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bug#1726: 23.0.60; end-of-sentence and non-breaking space


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#1726: 23.0.60; end-of-sentence and non-breaking space
Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2009 18:44:30 +0200

> From: Richard M Stallman <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 03 Jan 2009 10:21:58 -0500
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> 
>     IIUC if you want the character with code #xa0, then using \u00a0 would
>     seem like the most unambiguous option (I notice that "\ua0" gives
>     a weird error "Non-hex digit used for Unicode escape").
> 
> I expected \xa0 to give me that character.  It still seems strange
> that it would do anything else.

We need some way of inserting raw 8-bit bytes, because otherwise code
that encodes and decodes text in Lisp will not work.  For inserting
characters, we have the \u alternative; but I don't think there's
alternative for raw bytes except insert \xNN.






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