How the C programming language bridges the man-machine gap

Hans Åberg haberg-1 at
Sun Apr 17 13:58:23 CDT 2022

> On 17 Apr 2022, at 20:33, Doug Ewell <doug at> wrote:
> Hans Åberg wrote:
>> One can't use say the Unicode superscript numbers and their code
>> points directly for C.
> Was that part of the use case?

5.2.1 Character sets
In both the source and execution basic character sets, the value of each character after 0 in the above list of decimal digits shall be one greater than the value of the previous.

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