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On 5/6/2011 2:02 PM, Eduardo Ochs wrote:
> Your proposed "_ARG" used to be called "arg".
> The standard way to adapt functions that used "arg" to make them run on
> Lua 5.0 was to add a line like this to the beginning of each one (IIRC):
>   local arg = table.pack(...)
To make 5.0 code work in 5.1, it would be:

local arg = {...}

...since table.pack was introduced in 5.2.

I missed the discussion talking about WHY table.pack was introduced,
though I'm guessing that it can be made to be faster?