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On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Chris Camfield
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> Hi all,
> I understand from previous threads that using globals is more expensive than
> locals.  What I'd like to ask is - is this based simply on the number of
> table lookups, or is there anything beyond that?  I assume that the cost of
> any table lookup is equal, including referencing "self".  Is that right?

right, but locals aren't stored on a table (much less on 'self')