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Re: make :ts documentation

In article <>,
Valery Ushakov  <> wrote:
>On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 09:47:19 -0800, Simon J. Gerraty wrote:
>> David Holland <> wrote:
>> > It should be the same as C escapes unless there's a compelling reason
>> > to the contrary, which there isn't.
>> I don't disagree - but does that mean that
>> \111 should be taken as octal?
>> as the person complained?
>Yes, in C it's octal.  Octal sequences are limited to three digits and
>the leading zero is not required.
>The leading zero in the octal escape sequence is necessary only for
>disambiguation in cases when an octal escape sequence is followed by
>another octal digit that is not part of the character code,
>e.g. "\0130" is the same as "\013""0", the same as "\13""0".

Yes, exactly.


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