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On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 8:21 AM, Mark Hamburg <> wrote:
> There are certainly arguments for a metamethod that gets invoked on every write instead of just on writes to undefined keys.

But as long as the proxy pattern works, then such a metamethod is an
optimization. And slowing down all table writes is not such a good

I think __methindex allows genuinely new behaviour - that is, the
ability to make method lookup distinct from field lookup.

steve d.