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On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 12:20:43PM +0200, Axel Kittenberger wrote:
> Or people requesting how to differ if a function was called without 
> a parameter or with nil as parameter. This can be achieved in lua 
> with select('#', ...) and only highlights more the funky meaning of nil. 
It is indeed a pity that this misleading distinction is possible.

As for the suggestion to design a nil-less language otherwise
reminiscent of Lua, I have after some reflection thought of something 
non-negative to say about it: it does not comment snidely on the
political system prevalent in any country.