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On Apr 2, 2018, at 5:58 AM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:

> 2018-04-02 11:24 GMT+02:00 Matthew Wild <>:
>> That leaves the only truly correct way of representing \0 (that
>> doesn't depend on context) as \000.
> Not so. \x00 also works, and is IMHO preferable.


lua decimal escape is easily confused with octal, especially with
leading zero, like \012.

Any other programming languages use decimal escapes ?