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- Subject: Re: Lua 5.3: functional version of // operator?
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Tue, 9 Jul 2013 09:04:32 -0300
> Since Lua reached the point of syntax (backward) incompatibility would
> it be better to call it Lua-6.0 rather than Lua-5.3?
We did introduce % and # in Lua 5.1 and :: in Lua 5.2 and there was no
need to move to Lua 6. The major version number has reflected a major
change in the language: extensible semantics in 2.1, tag methods in 3.0,
multiples states etc in 4.0, metatables, coroutines, etc in 5.0.