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Lua 5.3.0 (work3) is now available for testing at

MD5	4d50bbe8a2dffa5764caa099d2fa5d6b  -
SHA1	ea5061a02f7b9f526562cda21ffa6fcf8c2f1ea9  -

This is a work version. An updated reference manual is included but
all details may change in the final version. See

The main change in Lua 5.3.0 is the introduction of integers.
For other changes, see

Here are the main changes since work2:
	- exponentiation is only for floats
	- more functions in math handling integers
	- new API for continuation functions
	-'*n' reads both floats and integers
	- new function debug.Csize
	- new API function lua_rotate, lua_isyieldable
	- more flexible __eq
	- stand-alone interpreter creates 'arg' before running any code
	- coercion from strings to integers (on integer operations)
	- deprecation of some math functions

The complete diffs from work2 are at

All feedback welcome. Thanks.