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:const char* TOKEN = "\xbb\xbb";
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\x is the start of an escape sequence whose format is:
\xhh, where hh are ASCII characters in hexadecimal notation

Hex chars are in range 0..f

So, here is an example of a constant literal:
      const char val1 = '\xbb';
In this case, val1 has the value 0xbb

In your example, TOKEN is a pointer to a string having 3 bytes:
0xbb  0xbb  0x00 (the 3rd being the string null terminator byte.



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