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- Subject: Re: [FUN] A bit of code golfing
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:42:47 +0200
2016-09-30 20:52 GMT+02:00 Egor Skriptunoff <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> "s:sub(k,0)" and "s:sub(0,k)" are always empty strings for any s and k
> Zero index always "kills" the substring.
> This property is quite understandable for beginners, descriptive and
It always saddens me when an experienced member of the list
gets carried away with an intellectually beautiful idea that
(a) would break existing programs in a hard-to-debug way;
(b) has no chance of actually making it into official Lua.
Of course, it saddens me most when that person is myself :-)