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- Subject: Re: Minimizing repeatable statements with out LuaMacro
- From: Ico <lua@...>
- Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 18:06:16 +0200
* On Mon Jun 20 17:12:48 +0200 2011, James Graves wrote:
> PROXiCiDE <email@example.com> wrote:
> > thank you for your response and implementation, can you tell me the difference
> > between this and the loadstring implement?
> The table of functions is generally better, in my view. It doesn't
> involve on-the-fly code compilation, so it should be faster. And it
> is more secure and easier to maintain. You don't want to just load
> any arbitrary code and run it, especially if those strings can be
> somehow input by a user.
Indeed, I agree with all of the above; you should consider using the
table variant instead of my earlier loadstring() solution.