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- Subject: Re: Arithmetic on strings
- From: liam mail <liam.list@...>
- Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:40:02 +0100
On 13 June 2012 15:45, steve donovan <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Andrew Starks <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> this. To my thinking, the benefits of convenience and simplification
>> are outweighed by all of the available rope that is now lying around,
>> waiting for someone to figure out how they might use it....
> Well said! If it was up to me, I'd say that 5.2.1 is as good a time as any..
> steve d.
Lets not be too hasty, 5.2.1 is a bug fix release and I feel any such
change like this should really wait for a 5.3 release.
Irrespective of when this could/should be done, do you really want to
have to call a metamethod for this in all instances? I personally
already find 5.2 much slower than 5.1*
* Using tests for OOLua. Luabind, Swig and I suspect LuaBridge, all of
which may need redesigning or optimising specifically for 5.2.