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Re: bash prints numeric values of unicode characters instead of their UT


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash prints numeric values of unicode characters instead of their UTF8 representations
Date: Fri, 5 Feb 2016 14:08:52 -0500
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On 2/3/16 4:54 PM, Yuri wrote:

> And why the same escape character is interpreted in two different ways
> within the same piece of software?

Because $'...' is posix (or soon to be) and standardized and PS1
interpretation is historical bash practice.

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