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On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 6:43 PM, Kalafut, Bennett
<> wrote:
> Any thoughts on why this isn't so?  And is there a Lua hack (aside from memorization of the results of a proxy table) to make an array-like object with an __index metamethod but no array data work with table.unpack()

you could always do something like this (untested!)

   local oldfunc = {__unpack = table.unpack}
   table.unpack = function(o)
      return ((getmetatable(o) or oldfunc).__unpack or oldfunc.__unpack)(o)

and then set any unpack()-like function on your object's __unpack metamethod