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- Subject: Re: a new proposal for environments
- From: Tony Finch <dot@...>
- Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 09:00:30 +0000
On Wed, 24 Feb 2010, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> We also came up with a new concept for environments in Lua 5.2; its
> main merit is simplicity. Lua functions do not have environments any
> more. The construction "in env do ... end" is gone too. The new rules
> are really simple:
I like this.
> (So, the only "environments" left are for userdata, which probably
> should get a more proper name.)
"shadow table" perhaps?
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