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On Fri, 1 Jun 2007 07:02:49 -0700 (PDT) wrote:

>  const foo = 4
>  compare_label("foo",4)
> is true.
> TIA for help. I'm missing something obvious, aren't I?

there are no "consts" in Lua, but you can emulate constants with proxy
tables. and you can do something like:

function CompareVar (varname, value)
  return _G[varname] == value;

this is identical to simple "varname == value" construction.