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- Subject: Re: table.copy
- From: "Tom Spilman" <tom@...>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2003 17:55:29 -0500
> From: "Mark Hamburg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Actually, my standard definition would be to do a shallow copy.
I get too wordy sometimes, but that's what i intended if you look at the
example code. A basic shallow copy would be default behavior with the
option for a deep copy.
> A deep copy if one wanted one could be built in Lua code on top of a fast
> shallow copy.
Do you mean outside of the standard library too? Is there something
wrong with having them both in the library either as separate functions or
one function with a boolean?