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On 11/7/2010 2:58 AM, Mike McGonagle wrote:
so, does it really have a '-' in front? on a mac, it just returns
'nan' for tostring(x) with 'x' being "not a number"...

Ultimately, I think it depends on how fragile you wish to allow your application to be. Even a C power patch for a few extra functions may break on certain platforms. For Lua-based methods, it's going to be kinda problematic if this involves an expectation of 'easy' portability unless there is very aggressive testing on lots of platforms...

Kein-Hong Man (esq.)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia