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

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.

First known example of political correctness:   John Cowan
After Nurhachi had united all the other
Jurchen tribes under the leadership of the
Manchus, his successor Abahai (1592-1643)
issued an order that the name Jurchen should       --S. Robert Ramsey,
be banned, and from then on, they were all           The Languages of China
to be called Manchus.

Received on Friday, 7 September 2012 15:53:51 UTC