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On 26/12/05, Jens Alfke <> wrote:
> Hear, hear! In a non-type-checked language like Lua, a lot of the mistakes
> that would have been caught at compile time in C/Java/etc. (even trivial
> typos!) don't manifest until runtime; and without a good debugger some of
> these can be difficult to track down.

     In the Lua 5.1 distribution there is strict.lua, which catches
uses of non-assigned variables.