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>In the code below how is it that the __index table recurses to
>itself? Why is this done?

To implement methods for file handles (which are represented as userdata, and
so need an __index metamethod).

>and, how does _input and _output make it into the metatable?

You seem to be running Lua 5.0 (beta)!