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On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 18:50, Roberto Ierusalimschy
<> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 16:52, Tony Finch <> 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...