[NTG-context] integer displayed as .0 float in Lua-5.3

Alan Braslau braslau.list at comcast.net
Thu Aug 9 22:16:08 CEST 2018


On Thu, 9 Aug 2018 22:00:48 +0200
Pablo Rodriguez <oinos at gmx.es> wrote:

> I guess that backwards compatibility should be important here, but I
> hope there are stronger reasons for breaking it.

tonumber() provides backwards compatibility. And the recommendation to use it was in the third edition (of the lua book), if not before, referring to 5.2.

Alan


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