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Joined: Mar 01, 2005
Jul 30, 2005 16:17:00
What are octal escapes ? Is '\177' an octal escape ? How is it a valid character literal ?
SCJP 1.5<br />SCWCD 1.4
Joined: Aug 03, 2002
Jul 31, 2005 10:41:00
I would suggest reading JLS 3 sections 3.10.4 and 3.10.6. Using the syntax definitions found there you can verify whether '\177' is valid or not.
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