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- Subject: Re: Could Lua itself become UTF8-aware?
- From: "Soni L." <fakedme@...>
- Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:44:48 -0300
On 2017-04-30 07:19 AM, Shmuel Zeigerman wrote:
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.
Well, I'd argue mostly nobody needs it because it doesn't allow emoji in
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