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- Subject: Re: On the subject of Lua's grammar... --[[ ]]
- From: Mark Hamburg <mhamburg@...>
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 08:11:34 -0800
Where label is drawn from some set of characters (e.g., alphabetic, dashes,
This saves humans the trouble of counting the asterisks when matching things
up. For example:
< insert Lua code here >
The trailing "--" is superfluous and exists just for a personal sense of
code symmetry in this case.
P.S. What's the timetable for Lua 5.1 these days?
on 11/27/03 4:33 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> That syntax does look pretty wacky, [...]
> Suggestions for improvements are wellcome. The syntax needs to allow the
> inclusion of any literal string; it would be nice if the old `[[ ]]'
> could fit as a special case of the new format.
> -- Roberto