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I disagree, why should an integer index be any more significant than a name?
I think a missing index should be a syntax error as it is now.
Use table.insert instead, it defaults to #+1


Dave Nichols
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-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Alex Queiroz
Sent: 11 September 2006 18:44
To: Lua list
Subject: Re: Shorthand for appending to a table (was Re: 5.2 feature


On 9/11/06, Eric Scouten <> wrote:
> In other words, omission of the table index inside the square
> brackets should be expanded to mean the next available integer index.

     I like it! I'm also tired of writing t[#t+1] all of the time.