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	Hi there, Steve Dekorte!
	On Thursday, 14 of December you wrote:

> Max Ischenko wrote:
> > I'm writing routines for saving/restoring Lua table to/from file 
> > and I have the question: 
> > How can I find out the name of object from the object, i.e 
> One solution(if I understand your question correctly) is to store the 
> name of the object/class in it's table:
> Dog = {}
> Dog["_name"] = "Dog"

Yes, I came to it.
It's a pity that Lua doesn't have powerful introspection mechanism like
tcl's `info' command, but on the same time Lua much more efficient than Tcl.

Best regards, Maxim F. Ischenko.