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- Subject: Re: lua for unicode
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2002 09:31:01 +0000
> Another issue is the parser - it's not designed to handle
> Unicode files, so your source files would have to be in ASCII.
> But with Japanese text stored as UTF8 in the file. The Lua parser
> dies on the assignment statement.
"Dies"? Or do you mean syntax error?
Lua will not recognize "$B7zC[(J" as a valid identifier, but the `print(
"$B7zC[(J" )' should work. The main point is to handle Unicode data, not