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On 6 March 2014 06:31, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> 2014-03-06 10:34 GMT+02:00 Francisco Olarte <>:
>> I wanted to be able to write lua pattern code without having to look
>> at a manual page and carefully examine the pattern everytime.
> I've been using Lua for more than three years and I am not there yet.
> I still have to look up whether { is magic,  what does %G mean etc.

Ten years of Lua here and I have to hit the manual for the patterns
reference all the time. Similar confusions. Going back and forth to
other pattern syntaxes in other language means I'll probably never
fully internalize it.

-- Hisham