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@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ Double-quote strings allow escaped characters such as <tt>\n</tt> for
newline, <tt>\t</tt> for tab, etc. The full list of supported escape
sequences are as follows:
- \0 null, ASCII 00h (NUL)
+ \0 null, ASCII 00h (NUL), only if not followed by an octal digit ([0-7])
\a bell, ASCII 07h (BEL)
\b backspace, ASCII 08h (BS)
\t horizontal tab, ASCII 09h (TAB)