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- Subject: Re: Expanding the standard library functions?
- From: Philipp Janda <siffiejoe@...>
- Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:54:40 +0100
Am 27.01.2016 um 15:18 schröbte Dirk Laurie:
2016-01-27 15:37 GMT+02:00 Philipp Janda <email@example.com>:
Am 27.01.2016 um 11:30 schröbte Dirk Laurie:
2016-01-26 4:10 GMT+02:00 Hisham <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
I, for one, am really happy to know that the next time I need a
string-split function I'll be able to just type `luarocks install
What do you type when you need a json function?
Probably dkjson, because that's what he endorsed in the Lua Toolbox
(just to mention another place where you can look for Lua libraries).
The Toolbox displays only modules that have been endorsed by at least
one critic. Over 600 unendorsed modules remain invisible unless you are
I see 871 modules listed without being logged in. Only 237 of them have
Unfortunately many worthwhile modules are not even unendorsed.
For example, the praiseworthy "split" has not made it to the Toolbox (yet?).
And "split" is on the list (but it doesn't have an endorsement yet, so
this could be your problem).
So I'd say: if it is endorsed in the Toolbox, it's probably good; if it is
unendorsed, it might not be all that good; if it is missing, no conclusion