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Re: [SG16] P2071 - Named universal character escapes

From: Corentin Jabot <corentinjabot_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 17:37:07 +0200
On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 5:24 PM Tom Honermann <tom_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 9/22/21 2:03 AM, Jens Maurer wrote:
> On 22/09/2021 03.41, Steve Downey via SG16 wrote:
> In view of the acceptance of p2290 delimited escape sequences, I think allowing named universal escapes everywhere UCNs are now might make more sense than restricting them to just in literals?
> Agreed.
> Likewise. I think we should just make them an alternate spelling of
> *universal-character-name*.
It would certainly be the simpler option.
FYI in clang this is twice the work because there are two code paths, but
it's not a huge amount of work either.
I would not expect that capability to be used by anyone though.

> Tom.

Received on 2021-09-22 10:37:20