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- Subject: Re: Suggestion for new pattern item like %bxy
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 12:47:47 -0200
> 2017-02-15 12:35 GMT+02:00 Egor Skriptunoff <email@example.com>:
> > Delimiters are usually part of the container, not part of the payload.
> > In real life you are usually throwing away all packing materials
> > of all the thing you have bought, isn't it?
As Jorome already pointed out, %b and %B are not on the same foot. You
guys are actually comparing '%B' with '(%b)'. Again repeating Jerome,
a '%B' would be a new class of beast that matches *and* captures,
something that does not currently exist in Lua.