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- Subject: Re: Flush the term upvalue from 5.1 manual
- From: Philippe Lhoste <PhiLho@...>
- Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2005 17:06:44 +0100
Boyko Bantchev wrote:
On 11/22/05, Chris Marrin <email@example.com> wrote:
For the record, the only place except Lua that I find the word
`upvalue' in use is Mathematica, where there are `downvalues'
However, Mathematica's use of `upvalue' is different.
Uh? I thought it was a common term in functionnal programming.
Well, there is no definition of that word in Wikipedia, the only hit is
in this Lua article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lua_programming_language
And searching upvalue in Google brings around 950 answers, half that if
I exclude the Lua word...
Funny, while searching, I found this page:
It seems Lua is used in CICS and OS/390, fields which are unknown for
me. The funny part is that I found my name in the article!
It is a bit embarrassing, as there are lot more good examples of Lua
programming than that, and it didn't shown a lot of Lua features...
Plus it has the old URL and the \n were transformed in single n
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