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- Subject: Re: Lua design : why no lists ?
- From: Roberto Ierusalimschy <roberto@...>
- Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2004 13:28:17 -0300
> For example, if you have a list of 10000 items, a lua table is going
> to store the keys 1 to 10000 and to store the values too.
This is a detail, but a Lua table will not store the keys in that
case. Since 5.0 Lua has an algorithm that automatically detects such
uses and stores those items in an array.