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2018-07-07 19:20 GMT+02:00 Francisco Olarte <>:
> On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 7:03 PM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
> <> wrote:
>>> And, anyway, it seems nobody has problems with 0xA0 not being defined
>>> as a space in lua ( either when using utf-8, latin-* or win1252 or
>>> others ).
>> And this is trivial to implement: just edit lctype.c.
> The horror! Now the cat is out of the bag and people will begin to
> patch the interp., post code in latin-1 and publish libraries as ms
> word files!
> I'm missing punch cards, none of this problems.
> Just kidding. FOS.

But seriously, I have for years been using a patched Lua that
accepts single UTF-8 characters as variable names so that
I can have functions named ⍴, ⍳, ⌹, ⍉ etc, without insisting
that PUC Lua should also do that.