Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Quickbook document author Unicode a accent Rå isnot converted.
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-25 11:19:41
> It's how unicode is escaped in the rest of quickbook. '\u' is followed
> by 4 digits, '\U' by 8. It's a pretty common convention, I think
> Python, Java and C# use it. Template expansions are problematic
> because they currently can't be used in a lot of places. There's also
> problems with using escaped xml, it's specific to the target language
> rather than quickbook so it's harder to reason about (e.g. at some
> point I want to improve the 'simple' formatting markup, I have no idea
> how that can interact with escaped xml), will make it harder to target
> different formats and I think it doesn't really work inside
Before you get too carried away with talk of other formats though, please be
aware that we use a *lot* of escape-to-docbook inside the Boost.Math docs.
Sort of bet-the-farm on that actually...
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