RFR: 8197594 - String and character repeat

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Sun Feb 18 19:19:47 UTC 2018

On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 1:37 AM, James Laskey <james.laskey at oracle.com>

> Didn’t I hear someone mentioning “\U1D11A” at some point?

Unicode codepoint escapes are still Not a Thing, apparently.
Yes, it's a language feature, but an easy one to implement.
Except for the usual bikeshedding about syntax
 - include the '+'?
 - how many digits to consume after the escape?  How much do we trust
Unicode to never ever grow beyond 5 hex digits?

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