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- Subject: Re: Mining Code Repositories for Language Design
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 09:24:36 +0200
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 9:17 AM, David Manura <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Such language design decisions based on quantitative data is what I
> had in mind when writing .
>  http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2010-10/msg00449.html
That is a useful check to add to a battery of code-quality 'lint'
tests. Using escapes like this is hard to see visually.
'function(s,res)\n\t\local %s = s:match(%q)\n'
(thanks for catching that one in Penlight)