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- Subject: Re: What's a Lua object? Why LUA_TBOOLEAN and LUA_TLIGHTUSERDATA and LUA_TNUMBER are not Lua objects?
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:44:21 -0300
> Strings are a bit different, because they're immutable, once created
> they can't change, they act like values although they're garbage
> collected, "a == b" returns string equality, even if these two strings
> are not the same object in the interpreter (this will only happen for
> long strings, over 32 bytes I think).
40 bytes (LUAI_MAXSHORTLEN).