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On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 12:20 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
<> wrote:
>> Hmm, LNUM basically (a bit like to Lua 5.3 experimental release)
>> transparently switches number types between different representations
>> when they overflow, [...]
> A little off topic here, but Lua 5.3 does not switch number types when
> they overflow. The type of each operation (and result) depends only on
> the types of its operands.

My use of the word "bit" was supposed to indicate that they were not
that similar!