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On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 16:24, steve donovan <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 1:11 PM, Alexander Gladysh <> wrote:
>> BTW, @line construct seems to be way out of Lua style. I'm lost at how
>> should it look to fit to the Lua philosophy better...

> Yes, it's very C-ish, that sudden break into a different level
> (lexical) in the midst of a clean modern language. (Imagine how
> embarrassed Roberto would be having to explain that next time the
> language designers all get together to have a beer)

Maybe metainformation in comments?

Like this:

--[[@fileline source.lua:42]] local function foo()
--[[@fileline source.lua:43]]   print("bar")
--[[@fileline source.lua:42]] end