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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (beta-rc1) now available
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:32:44 -0300
> If the start character must be something unused in Lua, there are
> few alternatives among ASCII: #, $, |, &, ?, !, `.
Actually it can be a new token, as Tony suggested. For instance, Ada
uses the syntax <<label>>.
> Probably the best bets are # and $, since the other may better serve
> as operators in Lua 9.5 :-P :-)
Should << and >> be reserved for 9.5? :)