Run the following commands, where
<80> is a literal byte entered by typing Ctrl-Vx80:
let literal = "<80>" let quoted = "\x80"
echo(quoted)will now both output
2instead of the expected
<c2>. The expected
<80>byte appears to be in
Where does this extra byte prefix come from? Why doesn't entering bytes with Ctrl-Vx result in the same sequences of bytes as adding them with a
\x special character?