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- Subject: RE: Why no metamethods for logical operators?
- From: "Firestone, Rameses" <rameses.firestone@...>
- Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2004 10:44:12 -0800
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> Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2004 3:10 AM
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> Subject: Re: Why no metamethods for logical operators?
> On Wednesday 24 March 2004 18:24, Firestone, Rameses wrote:
> > My main problem is I need + for + and * for *. So this wouldn't
> > work for me. I can always use a function. The only problem is the
> > syntax doesn't look so clear.
> It's a question of tastes. I flirted with overridden
> operators in the past,
> then I reverted to functions because I find them clearer :-)
One final word, for now I have alternate solution to my problem but I
still think it would be nice to eventually be able to overwrite AND
and OR. I looked at the code a bit and while I don't fully understand
it, it seems to be using the OP_TEST code to implement AND and OR. Is
this code also used to implement other operations? in any case I
suppose it would be necessary to break this op code up into several
op codes to implement the overwriting properly. Just thinking out