March 29 meeting notes

Norbert Lindenberg ecmascript at norbertlindenberg.com
Fri Mar 30 08:03:11 PDT 2012


Maximum 6 hex digits, maximum value 0x10FFFF.

Norbert


On Mar 30, 2012, at 7:03 , Mathias Bynens wrote:

>> 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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