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How wide is a wide character escape? There's no reason that you can't change the quantifier in my regex to accommodate them. I just wasn't aware of any escapes wider than three characters.

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Re^4: efficient char escape sequence substitution
by nobull (Friar) on May 28, 2005 at 22:18 UTC
    I don't think there's a fixed maximum \N{WHITE SMILING FACE}.