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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (alpha-rc2) now available
- From: dcharno <dcharno@...>
- Date: Fri, 19 Nov 2010 07:00:22 -0500
On 11/18/2010 10:43 PM, Nick Gammon wrote:
On 19/11/2010, at 2:14 PM, dcharno wrote:
What is the motivation for the ALL CAPS function names in the bit library?
My guess it is to avoid the use of the reserved words "and" and "or".
However it does look UGLY.
That was my guess too, but it would seem that band, bor, bxor are decent
alternatives. It is UGLY. If you look at the 5.2 reference index, the
first things you notice are _VERSION and bit32.XXXX. Here's hoping this
will change before 5.2 is officially released.