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- Subject: Re: POSIX extension: printf positional specifiers for string.format
- From: Farmbuyer <farmbuyer@...>
- Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 22:37:51 -0400
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
> It was present in Lua from 3.1 till 4.0, but it was removed in 5.0.
> See "Incompatibilities with version 4.0"/"Changes in the Libraries" in
Interesting! The Incompatibilities/Changes note only says that this
is "obsolete". It's not clear to me what functionality is meant to
replace it or render it obsolete. Is there anything out there
describing *why* the feature was removed?