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- Subject: Re: Lua overview/tutorial at XGDC'01 & Manual bugs
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 17:47:03 -0300
> Out of curiosity, Luiz (or Roberto or Waldemar), why did you choose .. as
> concatenation operator? I mean, it is often + (ambiguous) or &, but two dashes?
> Why not three?
I don't remember now the original reasons, but I guess we just liked the
look of a..b; a...b is too long, and ... already has other meanings. & also
has other meanings.