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- Subject: Re: Feature proposal: \x## notation in strings
- From: Ico <lua@...>
- Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 10:14:31 +0100
* On 2009-03-10 Enrico Colombini <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote :
> Eike Decker wrote:
>> A Lua function that converts strings in a more convenient way is
>> possible, but I think it would be nice if the compiler would support
>> this natively.
> Being a minimalist, I usually prefer extra features to be kept as libraries.
> But for hex constants embedded in strings I'd make an exception: I think
> they're just too useful (in many fields) to be left out of the core.
So it seems that I'm not alone when I feel this would make an useful
addition to the lua language. What would be the proper way to make this
into an official request ?