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- Subject: Re: Bug: long strings with REALLY long delimiters …
- From: David Favro <lua@...>
- Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 21:32:02 +0000
On December 13, 2018 9:01:52 PM UTC, Egor Skriptunoff <email@example.com> wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:15 PM Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
>> it seems easier to just
>> limit the maximum number of '=' in a long bracket. I don't think
>> will mind a limit of 1000.
>IMO, it's not a good idea.
>If this limit is N, then minimal size of non-quotable string is about
What's a "non-quotable string"?
Am I missing something or can't any string be represented as a literal with e.g. double-quote (") as delimiter and appropriate escaping of special characters? If so, I don't see your definition of "non-quotable", could you elaborate?