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- Subject: Re: table.new in 5.3?
- From: Tim Hill <drtimhill@...>
- Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:37:01 -0800
On Nov 21, 2013, at 12:54 PM, Tom N Harris <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, November 21, 2013 11:40:02 AM steve donovan wrote:
>> It moved from "would be nice to have table.new" to "here are all the
>> things on the C side I would like to expose".
>> Very easy to write a little extension to do most of these things, of
> Especially since I don't see it ever appearing in PUC Lua. It violates the
> "array-part/hash-part is just an implementation detail" contract.
> tom <email@example.com>
Not really .. as has been pointed out, the *logical* distinction between sequence and non-sequence entires is entirely distinct from the internal details of implementation, including how (if at all) the API handles the hints.