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- Subject: RE: Lua 5.1 (work6) now available (for loop)
- From: "Joshua Jensen" <jjensen@...>
- Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 01:09:15 -0600
> > which is due to the removal of the "for k in table" syntax.
> > Try "for c in next,mytable do"
> BTW, I'm probably way late to the discussion, but the removal
> of the "for k in table" syntax makes default table iteration
> ugly. (I actually didn't know about it...) Just my rather
> sad opinion...
Can anyone point me to the discussion and rationale for this? I've just
spent the past while searching the mailing list archives. I must be
searching for the wrong keywords.
This really is concerning to me. I tried to explain it to some people
today, and the immediate response was "What? Why? How does that help?"
Perhaps I can do a better job explaining if I actually understood why adding
the extra (ugly) syntax for basic table iterations makes Lua a better