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- Subject: Re: [5.4] The string metatable and arbitrary-precision arithmetic
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 17:52:37 +0200
2018-06-26 16:30 GMT+02:00 Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <email@example.com>:
>> If backward compatibility of coercion arithmetic is not desired, these
>> metamethods could be replaed to give arbitrary-precision arithmetic.
> Very nice! You've reminded me that lbc does not handle __idiv. I'll
> fix that soon.
> However, you probably want
> for k,v in pairs(meta) do
> instead of
> for k,v in pairs(bc) do
> Otherwise, you'll put a lot of garbage in the string metatable.
Yes, that is the right way round.