An octal constant is an alternative way to represent numeric constants. An octal constant takes one of the following forms:
You can specify up to 256 bits in octal (86 octal digits) constants. Leading zeros are ignored.
The following examples demonstrate valid and invalid octal constants:
| ||The character 8 is invalid.|
| ||No apostrophe after the O.|
| ||No O before the first quotation mark.|
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For details on an alternative form for octal constants, see Section B.7.