Commit 4d7d826b authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Character Type): Document that Emacs signals an error for unsupported Unicode

characters specified as \uNNNN.
parent 9ee96155
......@@ -438,7 +438,8 @@ the Unicode code point @samp{U+@var{nnnn}}. There is a slightly
different syntax for specifying characters with code points above
@code{#xFFFF}; @code{\U00@var{nnnnnn}} represents the character whose
Unicode code point is @samp{U+@var{nnnnnn}}, if such a character
is supported by Emacs.
is supported by Emacs. If the corresponding character is not
supported, Emacs signals an error.
This peculiar and inconvenient syntax was adopted for compatibility
with other programming languages. Unlike some other languages, Emacs
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