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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (work1) now available
- From: Enrico Colombini <erix@...>
- Date: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 09:07:43 +0100
Mark Hamburg wrote:
By the way, even as I mull/critique/evaluate the environment changes,
I have to say I'm really, really happy about yieldable pcall (and
> iterators and metamethods) though I think its going to be a bit
> "interesting" providing a clear explanation of how to program with the
> continuation APIs.
I'm also quite happy to see ephemeron tables introduced though I
> suspect one should still probably try to avoid creating semi-weak
> tables since the ephemeron logic is potentially quadratic.
Also, emergency gc is very good news for embedded developers. I often
had to worry about the most remote worst-case transient memory usage.