Re: Question about the “full Unicode in strings” strawman

Mathias Bynens mathias at
Wed Jan 25 05:43:52 PST 2012

Norbert echoes my thoughts perfectly:

> Using a Unicode escape for non-textual data seems like abuse to me -
Unicode is a character encoding standard. For Unicode, anything beyond six
hex digits is excessive.

Allen, what use cases for using Unicode escapes / strings for non-textual
data did you have in mind?
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