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- Subject: Re: return value of require?
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 02:34:02 +0900
"Jerome Vuarand" <email@example.com> writes:
>> Is swig being bad by returning a string instead?
> It's not following the informal convention used by most Lua modules. Is
> it bad to be different ?
My _impression_ is that this is at least a "convention", and AFIACT,
swig has no good reason to be different (the value it returns seems
fairly useless), so I'd say... yeah.
But a quick look at PiL and the ref manual don't show any comment the
issue, so I'm not really sure where I picked up this habit. I guess
really I'm looking for advice on what the Lua community considers in
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