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Re: i18n for yacc backend messages

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: i18n for yacc backend messages
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 11:05:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Paul Eggert writes:

> and if you print that string you'll see this:
> "\\'?\"\a\b\f\n\r\t\v\001\377\001\377"
> and this is a C representation of an equivalent to the original
> string.

Ah, yes.  But I would rather not feed the average lilypond user a C
represenation of a string, most of our users are not programmers.

   %token BOOK "\\book"

is into this


which will print as error: syntax error, unexpected "\\book", expecting '{'

The extra backslash is not helpful.  Hmm.

Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter       |

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