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Date: 2004-03-10 (15:22)
From: Florian Hars <hars@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml 3.07+2: "Illegal backslash escape in string"
Oliver Bandel wrote:
> Why should I use a double-backslashed sequence?

Because it is correct, as is clearly (if you like *that* kind of clarity) 
documented in an obscure part of the manual (in section 6.1).

The implementation of string literals was fixed in 3.05 to actually follow the 
documented behaviour.

Yours, Florian.

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