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- Subject: Re: newbie question - strings and arrays
- From: "Thomas Harning Jr." <harningt@...>
- Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2005 12:45:47 -0400
Jamie Webb wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 12:37:42PM -0300, Walter Cruz wrote:
>>And more, just for curiosity: there are another languages where is not
>>possible use strings as arrays ?
> Lua's strings are similar to Java's, except that Java uses unicode
> characters rather than bytes, and doesn't do interning until told to.
> And it has the StringBuffer class for those occasions when you want a
> string to be mutable.
> -- Jamie Webb
Well, I suppose this calls for a StringBuffer class to be written
for Lua ;) [though for optimality it'll probably have to be in C]
I think the StringBuffer idea's a great idea, or perhaps for clarity
just calling it a Buffer might be better.
Thomas Harning Jr.
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