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2014-12-08 17:10 GMT+02:00 Tuom Larsen <>:

> I have to immediately apologize for bringing up this topic again.
> However, the introduction of integer type made me curious whether
> there was any change in your stance on other features as well. After
> all, I can imagine if someone proposed integers few years ago it would
> be rejected in the name of simplicity [1].

Someone did propose integers a few years ago. Also struct and UTF-8.
All of these are now in Lua 5.3 beta.


> - splitting table into hash-table-based dictionary and resizable
> vector/array/list?

This is the current implementation, exploitable in the API
through `lua_createtable` but not at the Lua script level.

> - indexing from zero, instead of one?