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- Subject: Re: newbee question...
- From: Jonathan Adamczewski <jadamcze@...>
- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2000 03:20:16 +0000 (GMT)
On Thu, 19 Oct 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Forget the unflexibility of "legacy programming languages" like
> >maybe C or BASIC (>>yuck<<).
> > You need not to "redimensioning" anything. Just add new elements
> You are right, and that's one of the reasons why I like LUA. But I
> want to use LUA as a hassle-free "driver" for my vast collection of
> numerical libraries written in C/C++. So I think I'll use TOLUA to
> export my C++ matrix classes. But I'm afraid there is no way to
> overload round brackets. Q: Do I have to use a "getter" function i.e.
> number = mat:get(1, 1), or can I overload square brackets to give my
> users the chance to write something like: number = mat[1, 1]?
Tag Methods should do the trick. Have a look here.
At a guess, the ones you want to look at are gettable and function.