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- Subject: Re: About the lua documentation
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 14:45:06 -0500
It was thus said that the Great Dirk Laurie once stated:
> 2015-11-29 5:23 GMT+02:00 June Zhang <email@example.com>:
> > Currently every lua version has its own documentation, and they are
> > independent. I wonder could we merge all the documentation into one?
> > After doing that we can: 1) add availability info into every API (such as
> > available 5.2+); 2) give obsolescence info to some old API and explain the
> > reason. I think doing this can makes our document more instructive and
> > coherent. Thanks.
> I'm not too sure I like the idea of doing this in the manual, but I have
> a lot of sympathy with writing Lua code that is portable across several
> versions. A quick reference to the information would be very useful.
> I've somewhere seen a document giving a two-dimensional table of
> features against Lua releases. Maybe even on lua.org. Anybody with
> a better memory?
I submitted a table of Lua metamethods to the mailing list earlier this
and a bug fix for the table:
Perhaps that's what you are thinking of?