[R6RS] draft Unicode SRFI

Marc Feeley feeley
Fri Jul 1 12:17:21 EDT 2005

On 1-Jul-05, at 11:03 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote:

> At Fri, 1 Jul 2005 10:58:55 -0400, Marc Feeley wrote:
>> I think we should iron out the differences, or give a better
>> rationale for departing from the C syntax.  I propose:
>>    1) drop \e (and to be consistent, #\esc)
>>    2) keep \' \v \a
>>    3) add \?
>>    4) require 8 hex digits after \U  (I think \U will occur very
>> infrequently
>>       in code, so we might as well make it compatible with C99,
>> Python and other
>>       languages).  The value still has to fall in 0..#x10ffff.
> This sounds right to me.
> Matthew

Fine.  In any case, I think we are close enough to agreement to let  
the SRFI process "do its thing".  So please send the Unicode SRFI to  
the SRFI editors and let the fun begin...


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