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- Subject: Re: Lua 5.3.3 empty match behaviour with the '-' modifier
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 12 May 2016 11:14:28 -0300
> On Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 09:56AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> > > The new behaviour is so far documented only in the list of changes
> > > , not in the manual.
> > Officially, the behavior is still undefined :-)
> Is the plan that this will *stay* undefined? Or is it just a matter of
> deciding whether the new behavior works (over some period of time) and then
> documenting that behavior? I ask because it seems odd to take the trouble
> to change the implementation and then not document it.
The manual is the same for all releases of 5.3. The idea is your second
option ("deciding whether the new behavior works"), where the "period of
time" is until the next version.