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In looking into my problem, I don't understand why this works:

static void next (void)
  lua_Object o = luaL_tablearg(1);
  lua_Object r = luaL_nonnullarg(2);
  Node *n = luaH_next(luaA_Address(o), luaA_Address(r));
  if (n) {

Why is arg2 checked to be a nonnullarg? It's a property of next that if
you call it with a second arg == nil, then it starts at the beginning of
the list. This seems to actually WORK like that, but I don't understand,
given the code above, why I don't get an error when I do: "next(foo,nil)"
within lua.

David Jeske (N9LCA) + +