ietf-nntp Draft comments
rra at stanford.edu
Thu Nov 16 12:44:49 PST 2000
Clive D W Feather <clive at demon.net> writes:
> The C format is "\u1234" or "\U12345678", where the sequences are octal
> digits and of fixed length. I see no reason to deviate from this.
Do we need both? (I assume so.)
> I also see no need for \123 or \x1234, since these are defined to use
> the local character code, and we should not be relying on that. In
> particular, space should be \u0020 or \U00000020, not \040 or \x20.
That sounds very good to me. The fewer escapes we have to add, the
> If it helps with PAT, we could add \w for "white space, including
Yeah. I lean against this and in favor of just standardizing exactly how
overview munging is supposed to work and use the same munging for PAT.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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