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- Subject: Re: Table dot number?
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 09:38:34 +0200
2011/11/1 Ben Kelly <email@example.com>:
> there's no technical reason why lua couldn't
> permit ?, !, ∀, and so forth.
The third of your examples is locale-dependent. On my computer it
shows the same glyph as u2200, but that will not be true for
everybody. Not a technical reason, but potentially confusing.
BTW, is there a technical reason why in Lua 5.2 "\u2200" can't mean
"the UTF-8 encoding of the Unicode symbol u2200" instead of giving
"invalid escape sequence"? Apart from requiring an update to the `%q`