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- Subject: Re: about the new version
- From: YutakaUeno <ueno@...>
- Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 11:08:08 +0900
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <email@example.com> wrote :
>>---> foreachindex(list, function [, start [,stride [,end]]] )
>I'm sorry, but I'm a bit lost here. Are you proposing a new function called
>"foreachindex", simila to "foreachi", except that it would accept 3 additional
It is just an idea.
proposal.1 foreachi() with more 3 arg.
In my experience, I ended up with creating my own version and not using
the standard function foreachi(). I am not sure about how foreachi()
is accepted as a standard function in Lua, but
proposal.1 seems to be a trivial task on src/lbuiltin.c which also keeps
compatibility. I am sorry, I did not coded yet.
proposal.2 obsolete foreachi(), introduce foreachindex() with +3 arg
if students mixed up foreachi and foreach, they have a nightmare.
So, teachers can take a following strategy, but it is not good.
I follow your naming anyway. But I just wonder, foreachi() is rather
young and may have a chance to change.
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