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- Subject: Re: Mixing strings and numbers
- From: Gavin Wraith <gavin@...>
- Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 23:05:44 GMT
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> you wrote:
> I have a problem with Lua code that I am generating
> from an existing scripting language that has no notion
> of type checking. The problem is in code like this:
> if X ~= "" or X == 0 then X = 3 end
> Obviously this isn't going to be legal in Lua, since X
> cannot be both a string and a number at the same time.
It does not have to be. The code is quite legal. Check it out.
print ( "type abuse is disgusting" == 2006 )
at the lua prompt, to convince yourself.
Gavin Wraith (email@example.com)
Home page: http://www.wra1th.plus.com/