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- Subject: Re: Feature proposal: \x## notation in strings
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 09:09:16 +0200
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 4:31 AM, Miles Bader <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yes, please.
> Adding hex escape sequences -- besides being useful in their own right
> -- would be an elegant workaround for the decimal-octal confusion caused
> by the current escape sequences.
Yes, Holy Three! It's only 17 extra lines:
Octal is one of those weird historical things that won't go
away...it's almost Babylonian (like 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes
in an hour)