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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.3 Glossary
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Sat, 6 May 2017 22:16:10 +0200
2017-05-06 17:50 GMT+02:00 Andrew Starks <email@example.com>:
> On Sat, May 6, 2017 at 01:18 Dirk Laurie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> 2017-05-05 23:27 GMT+02:00 Andrew Starks <email@example.com>:
>> > I think that the Luaverse will be much better off if
>> > you tackle `coroutine` and `thread`.
>> OK, the most recent push has them.
> Thank you! I read them. Why are coroutines too complicated to explain?
> What is the hard definition of a coroutine in Lua?
I can't remeber anymore, All I can remember is that when I was a newbie,
metamethods, coroutines and the generic 'for' were the things that
threw me. (I never had any problem with #tbl).
> Also, I think that you can leave off the "this topic is to complicated"
> comment. If it's wanting for further definition, then it should be further
> defined as part of some later update. If not, then what is there doesn't
> need and isn't helped by the disclaimer. Imho.
I like this suggestion.