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On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 03:02:25PM -0300, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
> > Seems like you could easily modify the stand-alone interpreter to do 
> > this by checking the return value and printing it if it's non-nil. Lua
> > is the language, not the stand-alone interpreter.
> I agree. Perhaps we can add a new command line switch, say -I, that prefaces
> every line with a "return", except those beginning with a keyword.

To be clear, I don't want to use this in the lua command line
interpreter. I have my own interpreter in my game and I want to
support it in there. I just want "lua_dostring()" to return the value
of the last expression evaluated, whether or not it had a return
around it.

> Changing the syntax of Lua to allow this strange sounds to me, plus I doubt it
> will be easy to do; ambiguities are probable.
> >>   mozart:~/Project/Lua/lua31/bin> lua
> >>   Lua 3.1 (alpha)  Copyright (C) 1994-1998 TeCGraf
> 3.1 alpha?!
> --lhf

It was the first interpreter I had handy.. I have 3.1, 4.0a, and 4.0
on this machine. :)

David Jeske (N9LCA) + +