ietf-nntp wildmat routines and text
Martin J. Duerst
duerst at w3.org
Wed Jul 26 19:37:01 PDT 2000
At 00/07/26 18:51 +0100, Clive D.W. Feather wrote:
>Andrew Gierth said:
> > One additional comment on wildmat syntax: especially when handling
> > UTF-8, it would be useful to support numeric \-escapes (e.g. \040
> > or \x1234), even in -sets.
>If you're going to do that, can I suggest that you steal the syntax from
> \uxxxx means U+0000xxxx in the ISO 10646 character set
> \Uxxxxxxxx means U+xxxxxxxx in the ISO 10646 character set
>(the xs are hexadecimal digits).
I suggest to change that to e.g. \uxxxx and \Uxxxxxx, i.e. only
six digits for the second one. Both the Unicode consortium and
ISO/IEC JTC1/WG2/SC2 have agreed to not encode any characters
beyond \U10FFFF, so defining eight digits is clear overkill.
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