[Haskell-i18n] unicode notation \uhhhh implementation

Ketil Z. Malde ketil@ii.uib.no
16 Aug 2002 14:05:31 +0200

"Simon Marlow" <simonmar@microsoft.com> writes:

> I meant a preprocessor to take source code in some random encoding
> and convert it into ASCII with '\uhhhh' escape sequences.  If there
> was such a thing, then we could all use it and save re-implementing
> N different encodings in each compiler.

Any reason to prefer \u to e.g. UTF-8 or -32 or some other standard

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