[erlang-questions] some lexical questions

Andrew Thompson <>
Mon Jul 12 17:53:05 CEST 2010


On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 05:12:31PM +0200, Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 5:09 PM, Andrew Thompson wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 04:10:56PM +0200, Joe Armstrong wrote:
> >> 2) There is a strange character in line 1678 of asn1ct.erl
> >> ? ?Emacs thinks this character is #xA0 encoded with iso-latin-1-unix
> >>
> >
> > I can't even find this character in my copy of this file. Maybe the line
> > number is different with my copy (R14A).
> 
> It's on 1677.
>

Oh, I see it now, 0xA0 is that stupid non-breaking space character. I've
had problems with firefox inserting them in textareas before (in unicode
its a multibyte charater consisting of 0xC2 0xA0).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-breaking_space#Encodings

Andrew


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