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API types < string

The Lua 'string' type, use in WoW Lua and the WoW API. See WoW Lua for WoW Lua reference. See also values and types for the general reference definition.


WoW uses 'utf-8' encoding to store text values in Lua strings. Lua itself is generally agnostic about what values are held in the string itself, and uses a defined size rather than a null or 0 terminator for length.