March 29 meeting notes

Mathias Bynens mathias at qiwi.be
Fri Mar 30 07:03:16 PDT 2012


> Code point escape:
> "\u{20BB7}" === "\uD842\uDFB7"
> V8 doesn't currently throw a syntax error for \u{, but that will get fixed.
> Exclude 0xD800-0xDFFF?  No.

What will be the maximum number of hex digits allowed in `\u{ABCDE}`?
The strawman[1] mentioned up to 8 hex digits, but it seems like 6 hex
digits should be enough. This has been discussed here before[2].

[1] http://wiki.ecmascript.org/doku.php?id=strawman:support_full_unicode_in_strings
[2] https://mail.mozilla.org/pipermail/es-discuss/2012-January/019943.html


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