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>>>>> "Brownsword," == Brownsword, Andrew <> writes:

    Brownsword,> On a related note: Is it normal operating procedure
    Brownsword,> for people to store their programs as strings, or as
    Brownsword,> pre-compiled bytecode?  I have space and load time
    Brownsword,> concerns and would rather not keep the source files
    Brownsword,> around, if at all possible.  If stored as bytecode,
    Brownsword,> is there any support for handling byte-ordering
    Brownsword,> issues? [...]

Apparently the lua_dostring accept a compiled bytecode string
(compiled with luac). 

Compiled strings starts with the ESC character.


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