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- Subject: Re: Arithmetic on strings
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 09:30:49 +0200
2012/7/9 Patrick Donnelly <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 12:38 AM, Miles Bader <email@example.com> wrote:
>> E.g., I agree that the format %s directive should call tostring on its
>> argument. But I think (1) string.concat should not,
> Off-topic: wouldn't it be nice if we had a string.concat that just did
> (without some sanity checks and maybe luaL_tostring):
> int string_concat (lua_State *L)
> lua_concat(L, lua_gettop(L));
> return 1;
It will take any of us max 10 minutes to write and compile
a module string_concat that returns only that one function.
string.concat = require "string_concat"
does what you want.