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Not that anyone probably wants to change 5.1 at this point, but maybe the
answer to these issues is a way to override OP_SELF to better work with
basic types. That way, one could define default implementations for things



If you want the polymorphism, use the method dispatch form. If you want the
fast version, use the operator form.


on 8/3/05 3:18 PM, Rici Lake at wrote:

> On 3-Aug-05, at 4:50 PM, Mark Hamburg wrote:
>> I would buy that argument.
> Me, too. But I'd also like to be able to use a metamethod to override
> #table. It seems odd that you cannot. (Not being able to override
> #string doesn't bother me at all.)
> Rici