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- Subject: SV: On lua5 and embedding
- From: erik@... (Erik Hougaard)
- Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 11:09:32 +0100
Here is thing, you need to write a LTN describing how to handle pointers,
with examples. How it was done in 4 and what to do in 5.
"The worst thing you gave people is a choice - then they *will* select the
It worries me that some people seem to have a negative impression of Lua 5
so near to it being officially released. Someone even said that we have
"seriously damaged Lua functionality"! Sure, Lua 5 is different from Lua 4.
The metamethod scheme is not the same as the tagmethod scheme, but it is
simpler and more flexible, even if sometimes you have to use proxy tables
for doing some stuff that was easy in Lua 4. Lua 5 was the outcome of a long
sequence of work versions of Lua 4.1 and has gone through alpha and now beta
stages. I'd think major design flaws would be found by now :-(