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- Subject: Re: What do you miss most in Lua
- From: HyperHacker <hyperhacker@...>
- Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 17:17:44 -0700
> Obviously we still need to keep around bytewise operations on some
> stringlike thing. (Wait, obviously? If you're not in a single-byte
> locale the candidates for bytewise ops look like things you don't
> necessarily want to intern at first sight. The counterexample is
> something like binary SHA-1 for table lookup.)
Mind, Lua strings are often not strings of text, but strings of binary data...
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