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Today I learned that x13 in a string

2020-01-23 22:30:08.598853+00 by Dan Lyke 3 comments

Today I learned that \x13 in a string constant does not display in XCode, which makes it just freakin' wonderful to debug why that NSDictionary member wasn't showing up when I JSON encoded it and sent it to JavaScript. How the \x13 got in there is also a mystery.

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#Comment Re: Today I learned that x13 in a string made: 2020-01-23 23:29:23.853369+00 by: markd

Emacs file-save muscle memory? Happens to me all.the.time. It doesn't appear in show invisibles. ObjC generally gives inscrutable errors when one happens outside of a string. Swift at least tells me there's an illegal character in the file.

#Comment Re: Today I learned that x13 in a string made: 2020-01-24 20:17:08.187304+00 by: Dan Lyke

Probably Emacs muscle memory, 'cause I'm using Emacs to edit the JavaScript portion of this.

#Comment Re: Today I learned that x13 in a string made: 2020-01-26 11:22:09.869669+00 by: meuon

Oh the times I've looked at stuff in hex editor mode to find such crap, often in XML.

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