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Re: forcing delimiters after escapes in quoted strings

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At Mon, 11 Jul 2005 19:18:19 -0700 (PDT), bear wrote:
> I think that the inlined hexadecimal notation requires a terminator.

We'd much prefer to not invent yet another syntax for strings. There is
a high bar for doing something other than established conventions.

My feeling is that the established C notation is not ideal, but it is
reasonable and more widely understood than any other notation.