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Re: wide-char is wide

From: Francisco Vila
Subject: Re: wide-char is wide
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 10:34:00 +0100

2009/3/25 Trevor Daniels <address@hidden>:
> However, I agree the description of \char in the
> manual could be clearer.  It needs to indicate the
> hex string is a variable length dependent on the
> character being encoded.  I'll fix it.
>  Trevor

This is what confused me. The integer argument to \char (either
decimal or hex) corresponds to an Unicode code point, but the words
"variable length" apply to the internal utf-8 encoding  for it, not to
the integer argument itself.

Francisco Vila. Badajoz (Spain)

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