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Re: inputting characters by hexadigit

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: inputting characters by hexadigit
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 14:20:50 -0500
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On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 18:29:19 +0300 Juri Linkov <address@hidden> wrote: 

JL> Hexadecimal numbers is the primary notation for Unicode code points
JL> so it would be better to keep the current default.  In addition we can
JL> support the hash notation that allows entering decimal numbers (though,
JL> in less convenient way) as e.g. #10r182.  I propose the following patch
JL> that keeps `ucs-insert' backward-compatible in regard of treating
JL> numbers as hex by default, adds reading numbers with hash notations,
JL> and improves error-handling of `ucs-insert'.

How about these separate functions


as customization choices for ucs-insert?  Obviously one will call the
other, but the name will clearly tell the user what he's calling.  The
confusion will mostly happen the first time he uses the wrong input, at
which time the user will check the docs and understand the choices.


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