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- Subject: Re: Could Lua itself become UTF8-aware?
- From: Shmuel Zeigerman <shmuz@...>
- Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 13:19:45 +0300
On 29/04/2017 16:41, Dirk Laurie wrote:
The next step would be a compiler option under which the lexer
accepts a UTF-8 first character followed by the correct number
of UTF-8 continuation characters as being alphabetic for the
purpose of being an identifier or part of one.
BTW, LuaJIT 2 has it for years already (it allows UTF-8 in identifiers).
But it seems nobody needs it.