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Snapshots. Now I see use to the static random* response.

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[] Em nome de Philippe Lhoste
Enviada em: quinta-feira, 5 de julho de 2007 11:15
Assunto: Re: Table boundaries

On 05/07/2007 15:29, Luís Santos wrote:
> Isn´t it confusing?

Confusing, perhaps, but it still have some logic...
This allows to manage hollow tables (few values scattered in a big range 
of indexes) efficiently, while managing full tables (almost all indexes 
having a value) efficiently too (numerical indexes instead of hashed ones).
I believe that Lua is able to smartly switch from the first type to the 
second, which is a good thing.
You can still pre-fill your array with 0s if you want your table to act 
like a classical array in most other languages.

Philippe Lhoste
--  (near) Paris -- France
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