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- Subject: Re: upcoming changes in Lua 5.2 [was Re: Location of a package]
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 16:19:26 -0300
> Would the addition of a bit library be exactly that, a bit library, or
> would it add symbols (&, |, ~, etc.)?
New symbols only make sense if these operations were primitive. In our
view, the semantics of bit operations over Lua numbers is to convoluted
to be casted into the core.