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On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 11:18 AM, ketmar <> wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Mar 2008 12:11:26 -0500
>  "Javier Guerra" <> wrote:
>  > i think 'upvalue' is a misleading term.  it's just a local variable,
>  > local to the do...end block and not to either of the functions.  (of
>  > course that block exists inside the chunk's function).
>  it's local for do .. end and upvalue for nested functions. %-)

i was complaining about the 'value' part of upvalue.  it's not just a
value, its a variable, as such it resides in a vars frame (it that the
name?) and each closure has a reference to it.  mystery solved