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Re: I18N-ISSUE-187: escape syntax [TURTLE]

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 7 Sep 2012 11:53:25 -0400
To: Internationalization Core Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
Cc: www-international@w3.org, public-rdf-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <20120907155325.GD16629@mercury.ccil.org>
Internationalization Core Working Group Issue Tracker scripsit:

> It's not clear why the \U form should take eight hex digits when the
> first two are required to be 0.

Because C++ did it and everybody follows them.  It's better if all languages
have the same representation of strings, even if it's not a very good one.

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