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- Subject: The "i" in "ipairs" (was re: Newbie: ipairs() for tables with non integer keys)
- From: "Aaron Brown" <arundelo@...>
- Date: Fri, 8 Dec 2006 02:19:59 -0500
The 'i' in ipairs stands for integer right?
Right, 'i' stands for integer.
I suspect the name came from "indexed", like the "i"
variables often used in numeric loops, but I've sought a
canonical etymology in vain. I'd like to hear one from the
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