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**Subject**: **Re: Arithmetic on strings**
**From**: Doug Currie <doug.currie@...>
**Date**: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 17:31:04 -0400

On Jun 13, 2012, at 1:38 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
>> (4) format("%s",1)
>>
>> […]
>
> I am talking mostly about (1). (2) could be kept, but probably
> implemented through some metamethod by the standard library.
> (3), (4), and others could be handled on an individual basis. (For
> instance, does anyone need string.gsub(10000, 0, 1)?)
+1, especially for (4) above; the tostring conversion in that case is very handy.
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**References**:
**Arithmetic on strings, ***Dirk Laurie*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Roberto Ierusalimschy*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Andrew Starks*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***steve donovan*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***liam mail*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Andrew Starks*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Javier Guerra Giraldez*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Roberto Ierusalimschy*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***liam mail*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Hans Hagen*
**Re: Arithmetic on strings, ***Roberto Ierusalimschy*