Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:
> 
> I'd like to merge \u patch (with option c in [ruby-core:12769]).  Who
> is going to be in charge?  David? or Nobu?
> 
> 							matz.

I have checked this in, along with tests in test/ruby/test_unicode_escape.rb

If the multi-codepoint version of \u{} is not wanted, it is easy to remove.

I removed the \x{} escape because I thought it had not yet been decided 
on.  But now that I reread this:

> Anyway I have no plan to use \u nor \x{} for string representation.
> It's only for literals, not backwards.

Maybe I should have left \x{} in?

	David