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>I find the following in Lua.h...
>#define lua_ref(L,lock)	((lock) ? luaL_ref(L, LUA_REGISTRYINDEX) : \
>      (lua_pushstring(L, "unlocked references are obsolete"), lua_error(L),
>1. This is not listed in the API changes section of the Lua5 manual.

Sorry about that.

>2. Why was this feature removed?

To simplify the core. Plus unlocked references can be easily implemented
using a weak table.