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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.3.0 (work2) now available
- From: Coroutines <coroutines@...>
- Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:05:50 -0700
On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 3:38 PM, Lorenzo Donati
> On 21/03/2014 21:44, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
>> Lua 5.3.0 (work2) is now available for testing at
>> MD5 52bd13d0b40f637bc388a133b9bb8771 -
>> SHA1 e52ea0acf4b2d7bf042f48bd01dddc149d517184 -
>> This is a work version. An updated reference manual is included but
>> all details may change in the final version. See
>> The main change in Lua 5.3.0 is the introduction of integers.
>> For other changes, see
>> The complete diffs from work1 are at
>> Enjoy. All feedback welcome. Thanks.
> Cool feature enhancements!
> A couple of features I'd like to see implemented would be:
> 1. Binary literals, such as 0b100101101, or something like that.
> 2. A not significant digit separator for better readability of long numbers:
> 1111_222_333_4444 would be parsed (lexed?) as 1111222333444,
> of course banning the underscore from the beginning and the end.
> -- Lorenzo
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I would like a %Q in string.format() for single-quoting strings :x
(it would also be nice if you could use format specifiers with %q/%Q,
as in: string.format([[ this is a string: %-16Q ]], "hello world!") ->
" this is a string: 'hello world!' "