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- Subject: Re: tables with __index metamethods and next()
- From: "Jerome Vuarand" <jerome.vuarand@...>
- Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 01:45:04 +0200
2008/8/12, Roberto Ierusalimschy <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >>> So what do you guys think about adding a __next metamethod for
> >>> example?
> >> See http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2008-02/msg00720.html
> > Of course, that just teases the community with the question: When?
> I would say that, as a wild estimate, Lua 5.2 will ship around mid 2009;
> we hope to have a first work release in at most six months.
Do you plan to release a kind of compat-5.2 library earlier that would
implement what is already possible on top of Lua 5.1, like the
pairs/ipairs metamethods ?