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- Subject: Re: Lua syntax gotcha
- From: Doug Rogers <doug.rogers@...>
- Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 11:01:22 -0400
Mark Hamburg wrote:
If unexpected line continuations are the problem, then obviously what
Lua needs is a line continuation character. It goes in column 7 as I
Yes, as David Kastrup said, it was definitely column 6. Except in Emacs,
where it's 5.
So who's up to the challenge of writing a Lua interpreter in FORTRAN?
Then I could put my Lua programs on a stack of punch cards, just after
the FORTRAN compiler deck and the Lua FORTRAN program deck. Then I could
wait a few hours until the printout told me I forgot to use the 'do
return end' construct!
Ah, the good old days, when the computer science students could use
terminals but the engineering students used punch cards. I can tell the
stories to my kids, so there was some gain to go with the fondly
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