Re: [Boost-docs] [quickbook] Changes for 1.43

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] [quickbook] Changes for 1.43
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-09 05:02:38

On 3/2/2010 10:15 AM, Joel de Guzman wrote:

>> Finally, I've added a unicode escape, using '\u39C', which is '\u'
>> followed by 1-4 hexadecimal digits. It's obviously ambiguous, so maybe
>> it'd be better if it was always 4 digits? I mentioned before that
>> [&39C] is possible, but I don't like it much as square brackets are
>> generally for markup, and slashes for escapes. Another possibility is
>> to use an XML/HTML style delimiter, '\u39C;' which removes the
>> ambiguity but feels a little odd. Maybe square brackets would be best.
>> Any opinions? At the moment the unicode escape just generates an XML
>> escape for anything>= 128.
> Either brackets or strict 4 digits is good for me. I can't think of
> anything better.

BTW, don't forget strict 8 digits too. IOTW:

     \uHHHH <-- 4 hex digits
     \UHHHHHHHH <-- 8 hex digits


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