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- Subject: Re: table output
- From: spir <denis.spir@...>
- Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2009 20:17:04 +0100
Le Tue, 10 Nov 2009 19:20:00 +0100,
Petite Abeille <firstname.lastname@example.org> s'exprima ainsi:
> On Nov 10, 2009, at 6:02 PM, spir wrote:
> > Well, while I understand that one can have this point of view, it's
> > still surprising for me
> Welcome to Lua! It's a, hmmm, DIY kind of place :)
ça'm va! (it's all right for me!)
> "Lua gives you the power; you build the mechanisms."
> Roberto Ierusalimschy, Programming in Lua, 2003
Good. So, is there a standard way of introducing a kind of customization? Either as a handy toolkit or for specific needs of an application. By "standard", I mean a kind of lua-style.
I think at
* a lua equivalent to subtyping builtin types
* a lua equivalent to overloading "Object" (root obj/type) in a prototype-based PL
[Note: I don't mean there should be such features, just to know.]
PS: I'm reading the 2 docs about evolu-a-tion pointed at http://www.lua.org/map.html, under "documentation": great! They answer loads why-s i intended to ask on the list one day or another.
la vita e estrany