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I was curious if nested table definitions will be available in Lua 3.1
along with the other spiffy features like true first-class functions and
such.  What I would like to do is:

Momma = {
  Name = "Momma",
  Type = "Whatever"

Foo = {
  Parent = Momma,
  Name = "Main Window",
  Config = {bg="#FFFFFF", fg="#CCCCCC", pack="left"}

Currently, the Lua parser can't handle the Foo.Config definition.  This
syntax would make TkLua 100 million times easier to use.  Currently,
all types of temp tables are required to layout a gui using TkLua.

Paul Bleisch