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- Subject: Re: new "empty" value/type in Lua?
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2013 17:23:12 +0900
Tim Hill <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> "empty", to my mind, is just a value stored as a placeholder so that
> an array stays an array when it has "holes" .. perhaps what's
> messing people around is my use of the name "empty" .. perhaps
> "hole" might be better (? "black hole").
Er, how about "placeholder"
That emphasizes the fact that it's essentially a normal "thing" with
no particular meaning or use other than being put places...
[Of course, then people would start using it for stuff... >< ]
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