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- Subject: Re: Lua 4.0
- From: Christian Vogler <cvogler@...>
- Date: Sat, 26 Aug 2000 04:17:57 -0400
On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 06:10:14PM -0300, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> We hope to release Lua 4.0 beta by mid-September.
> - `for' statement for tables: «for k,v in t do ... end»
Forgive me if this topic has already been beaten to death, but what is
the advantage of this new syntax over the old foreach, such as:
foreach(t, function(k,v) ... end)
I suppose it eliminates the need to refer to upvalues with the "%"
syntax, but what else?