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Im glad to hear that! ;)

-----Original Message-----
From: Reuben Thomas []
Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 8:14 PM
To: Lua list
Subject: Re: ~= vs. !=

> It's not a big deal, but I'm curious. Is there any intention of
> including '!=' as an alternative to '~='? I was even thinking about
> including that locally myself, but it would be very nice if the standard
> syntax supported it as well.

That and # for comments are the two most annoying things about Lua
(historically I guess there wasn't the consensus about notation we have
today). They could both be introduced as alternatives quite happily
(though my preference would be to see the existing forms deprecated).

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