On 5/28/2014 11:26 AM, Procházka Lukáš Ing. - Pontex s. r. o. wrote:

On Sun, 25 May 2014 18:33:59 +0200, Hans Hagen <pra...@wxs.nl> wrote:

On 5/25/2014 1:33 PM, Lukáš Procházka wrote:

- Question: when is Ctx supposed to adopt Lua 5.3?

It will take a while as

- 5.3 it's not yet official
- then 5.3 needs to become stable
- we need to test implications of the new number system
- tests have shows it's a slightly slower

Maybe there's nothing to gain from a move to 5.3, apart from keeping up
with general Lua. If we make the switch it will first be tested quite a
while in production before it leaves beta.


Did you think about Ctx be able to use more Lua versions?

Similar like "--jit" forces LuaJIT instead of Lua;
"--lua52" would force Lua 5.2 instead Lua 5.3+ once Lua 5.3+ is adopted
into Ctx core (and supposing Ctx won't use any Lua 5.3+ extras).

unlikely ... i can think of more interesting things to do than spending the free time i've left to coding for multiple lua dialects, so if we move to 5.3 and i want to use its new features, 5.2 is no longer assumed and supported (one thing i can think of is bitwise operators)


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