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- Subject: Lua Basics: modules()?
- From: William Trenker <wtrenker@...>
- Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 15:23:39 -0400
>From studying various Lua modules I see that experienced Lua
programmers usually set up a number of local variables that carry the
value of standard library functions, like this:
local assert, error, _G, loadstring, loadfile, _pcall, type, unpack,
xpcall = assert, error, _G, loadstring, loadfile, pcall, type, unpack,
What is the point of this? On the surface it appears to be redundant.
But since it is often used by the experts I'm obviously missing
Thanks very much,