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On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 6:18 PM, Petite Abeille <> wrote:
> Perhaps I'm totally missing the point, but... what's the difference between
> a function with a metatable and a table with a call metamethod?

Functors (things which act like functions but are not of type
function) cannot be passed to [standard] library functions which
blindly check for a function rather than a callable object.