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On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:09 PM, Steve Litt <> wrote:
> Steve, you just lost me. I thought __index is the function that gets done when
> you write-access a key in the table. But A is the whole table, not a function.
> What am I missing?

__index can be a function or a table.

a common idiom is to use the same metatable as __index; so you put
there both the metamethods (__xxx) and OO-style methods