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- Subject: Re: what to make of this fellow named __ipairs?
- From: Alexander Gladysh <agladysh@...>
- Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 19:04:02 +0300
On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 18:50, Roberto Ierusalimschy
>> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 16:52, Tony Finch <email@example.com> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 28 Jan 2011, joao lobato wrote:
>> >> What about the case when wants to discover the method name at runtime:
>> > It may be worth allowing obj:[method](args)
>> I certainly miss this feature often. Is it hard to implement?
> Just write obj[method](obj, args).
Well, I know that, thanks.
I miss obj:[method](args) when obj is an expression (say, a function
call). I have to create a temporary variable then, and it is a bit
Nothing serious, of course, but obj:[method](args) looks more
aesthetically pleasing to me...