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- Subject: Re: What do you miss most in Lua
- From: Vaughan McAlley <vaughan@...>
- Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 13:04:57 +1100
On 8 February 2012 08:40, Jay Carlson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> The main question I suppose is: is the resulting user code, using
>> mostly ordinary string functions plus a little minimal utf8 tweaking,
>> going to be significantly uglier/harder-to-maintain/confusing, to the
>> point where using a heavier-weight abstraction might be worthwhile?
>> My suspicion is that for most apps, the answer is no...
> Well, that certainly makes Roberto happy.
The Lua team would have handled a lot of Portuguese strings by now. If
it gave them issues LHF surely would have written a library by now...