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perlreref.pod: Nits
authorKarl Williamson <khw@khw-desktop.(none)>
Thu, 15 Jul 2010 18:25:13 +0000 (12:25 -0600)
committerDavid Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
Sun, 18 Jul 2010 01:50:48 +0000 (21:50 -0400)
Signed-off-by: David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>
pod/perlreref.pod

index c6e0178..01d57cc 100644 (file)
@@ -89,11 +89,12 @@ These work as in normal strings.
    \n       Newline
    \r       Carriage return
    \t       Tab
-   \037     Any octal ASCII value
-   \x7f     Any hexadecimal ASCII value
-   \x{263a} A wide hexadecimal value
+   \037     Char whose ordinal is the 3 octal digits, max \777
+   \o{2307} Char whose ordinal is the octal number, unrestricted
+   \x7f     Char whose ordinal is the 2 hex digits, max \xFF
+   \x{263a} Char whose ordinal is the hex number, unrestricted
    \cx      Control-x
-   \N{name} A named character
+   \N{name} A named Unicode character
    \N{U+263D} A Unicode character by hex ordinal
 
    \l  Lowercase next character