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bug#27270: display-raw-bytes-as-hex generates ambiguous output for Emacs


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#27270: display-raw-bytes-as-hex generates ambiguous output for Emacs strings
Date: Sat, 02 Sep 2017 16:25:33 +0300

unblock 24655 by 27270
thanks

> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 10:26:28 -0700
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden,
>  address@hidden
> 
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > Then maybe the new hex display should use the \N{U+nnn} format?
> 
> If we're going to do that, we might as well use \unnnn, which is shorter. A 
> downside of either syntax, though, is the implication that the raw byte is 
> intended to be Unicode, which it typically is not. That is partly why I was 
> thinking \x{nn} would be better: it'd be clearer to users.

In any case, since this is a "wishlist" bug report, I don't think it
should block the release of Emacs 26.1 (or any other version).

Thanks.





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