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- Subject: Re: Namespace for 'require' (was: Re: LuaSocket & require & 5.1 howto?)
- From: skaller <skaller@...>
- Date: 07 Feb 2005 14:39:12 +1100
On Mon, 2005-02-07 at 08:45, Mike Pall wrote:
> The 'require' namespace does not separate between Lua and C modules.
> But LuaSocket happens to be a mixed-language library. Thus:
> require("socket") is supposed to load socket.lua (Lua) which in turn does
> require("lsocket") which is supposed to load lsocket.so (C).
BTW: Python convention is 'libname' for script and '_libname' for
binary -- this is better than 'l' convention because it is
unambiguous iff script names don't start with '_', which is more
reasonable than prohibiting 'l' .. :)
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