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- Subject: Re: Did they mean "." or ":"?
- From: Geoff Leyland <geoff_leyland@...>
- Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2010 13:11:28 +1300
On 17/02/2010, at 1:05 PM, Christopher Eykamp wrote:
> I'm working on a C++ game that uses Lua scripts to control robot players. I'm noticing a common error that the scripters are making, and am looking for a way to detect it and print a helpful error message.
> When the scripters should be writing:
> they often write:
> Is there a way from C++ to figure out if a function was called using "." as opposed to ":"?
Is checking the type of the first argument and then writing "Not enough arguments, you probably used '.' instead of ':'" if it's not a bot good enough?