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Re: Escape sequence in gm2

From: Manfred Hollstein
Subject: Re: Escape sequence in gm2
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:17:51 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.10.1 (2018-07-13)

On Tue, 24 Mar 2020, 14:05:56 +0100, Hưng Hưng wrote:
> I searched the web many times but found nothing. In C we use a backsplash to
> represent newline, tab, backspace... but when I use ORD('\n'); in gm2 it 
> always
> complain that the conststring must be have length 1, it means it only accept
> one character and doesn't understand the backsplash. Please help.


then use instead of ORD('\n'). Modula-2 doesn't support C like
escape sequences, at least not as characters. Implementations of e.g.
printf like routines may look at a format string, but this is not
covered by any language standard.

HTH, cheers.


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