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- Subject: Re: bit.lshift and performance - luabitop v.s. lua-5.2.0-work4
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 23:27:13 +0900
Mike Pall <email@example.com> writes:
> There certainly is. But that's completely missing the point.
> Nobody is going to change all of their existing code and nobody is
> going to use your workaround for all shift operations in new code.
> But everybody whose code silently breaks with Lua 5.2 will
> complain. Probably to me, because they don't realize that
> require("bit") is not loading the bit.so/bit.dll, anymore.
Er, then once they realize there's a simple and elegant solution,
they'll probably use it. Problem solved, code more clear; everybody
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