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bug#4848: 23.1.50; \u and \x in string

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: bug#4848: 23.1.50; \u and \x in string
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2009 02:17:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> "\ue1" gives the error "Non-hex digit used for Unicode escape".
> Why doesn't it work to give the Unicode character á?

I think you mean \u00e1

> Note that \xe1 does not work for this any more.

Indeed, this refers to the byte 225 rather than to the char 225.

> That too is confusing, and certainly not documented clearly where \x
> is explained.  Is there any way to specify unicode e1 with \x?

\x00e1 also works like \u00e1.


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