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Re: character and string escapes

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: character and string escapes
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2009 20:52:03 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Mike Gran <address@hidden> writes:

> Why do strings use hex for unnamed control characters while 
> characters use octal?

I don't know.  Ludo might know more, from his work on the reader.

> Also, r6rs likes hex characters.  Is that something that might be
> added to Guile?  

Would that be the same as the \x... format that Guile uses in string
output?  I don't see why not, if so.


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