[luatex] Will the next version of LuaTeX be based on Lua 5.3?

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 15:30:20 CET 2015

On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 2:30 PM, Mico Loretan <loretan.mico at gmail.com> wrote:

> Lua 5.3, currently at the "release candidate" stage, features a new 64-bit
> integer data type -- up until now, the one and only numeric data type was
> double-precision -- and basic UTF8 support, among several new features. Is
> there a chance that the next version of LuaTeX will be based on Lua 5.3?
> Cheers, Mico
> Sent from my iPhone.
Testing Lua 5.3 is on agenda after integration of token lib (which is on
the top of the current todo list, but we are  currently debugging a nasty
mplib bug).
Btw, we cannot guarantee that lua 5.3 will be in the next TL 2015.

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