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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (work4) now available
- From: Renato Maia <maia@<a href="/cgi-bin/echo.cgi?inf.puc-rio.br">...</a>>
- Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 00:22:39 -0300
On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 9:36 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
>> On 1 Aug 2010, at 14:33, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
>> >Yes. We are changing the policy that modules should define globals.
>> What do you mean by that? I thought this always has been up to the
>> module developer and the 'module' function was just to aid the
>> developer doing something considered an usual practice.
> It was and still it is up to the developer to choose whether to create
> globals. Now the "usual practice" seems so simple that it does not
> deserve a helper function. Just write this:
I got the part that you are deprecating 'module' because it does not
seem so useful anymore (a sign that the language itself got better
;-). I just got curious because you sounded like you were changing
something about the way modules are loaded or should be written.