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- Subject: Re: Lua evolution and C99
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 08:45:15 -0300
> I was wondering whether "porting" Lua to C99, i.e. using C99 features to
> enhance it, would allow some real advantages over C90.
What C99 features would enhance Lua? Some interesting ones, like complex
numbers and a larger math library are available as external Lua libraries
at http://www.tecgraf.puc-rio.br/~lhf/ftp/lua/ . I think there is even
a patch to make lua_Numbers complex.
What other libraries could be written? What C99 *language* features could