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- Subject: Re: binary file portability?
- From: Rob Kendrick <lua-l@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 09:51:58 +0100
On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 12:46:40 +0400
eugeny gladkih <email@example.com> wrote:
> RK> Size, simplicity and performance. It might be nice to have
> RK> a "blessed"
> what performance do you speak of? that's mostly a time of disk
> I/O. simplicity... it'll take a few lines of a code - maybe 50,
> maybe less. the real probles is only the size, the size of string
> literals only.
Making something that can read a generic format, especially when you're
doing with floating point numbers, is not fun. Doing so it's fast is
even less fun.
And 50 lines of code is quite a lot in Lua terms.