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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua 5.2.0 (rc2) now available
- From: Mark Hamburg <mark@...>
- Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 09:34:23 -0800
On Nov 26, 2011, at 5:52 AM, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> It is more tricky. We think that 'n' should be something explicit.
> (But we may remove the extra return, as it is redundant with the 'n'
Or return table, 1, n.
But how many use cases are there for passing the results of table.pack directly to table.unpack?
So, I think it comes down to whether the utility of having easy access to the length value is worth the confusion caused by passing the results from table.pack to table.unpack.