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Re: Character literals for Unicode (control) characters

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: Character literals for Unicode (control) characters
Date: Sat, 05 Mar 2016 18:27:49 -0800
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>>>>> Philipp Stephani <address@hidden> writes:

> We should probably do whatever Perl does
> (http://perldoc.perl.org/charnames.html). I haven't checked in detail what
> is allowed by Perl (except that it allows \N{name} and \N{U+code}), but it
> would be simpler to just adopt Perl's behavior (to a reasonable extend) than
> trying to come up with our own syntax.

This is a pretty reasonable request, to avoid having to remember multiple
syntaxes as much as possible. My life is already shorter from having to
correct misuses of \(\|\).

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