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Rick Leinen
Engineering Manager, R&D Projects
Lighting and Energy Solutions

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-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Tim Hill
Sent: Monday, June 16, 2014 7:06 PM
To: Lua mailing list
Subject: Re: Locking Table Member Additions

On Jun 16, 2014, at 5:50 PM, Sean Conner <> wrote:


>  But a question: why?  Adding members should not affect your code, and 
> it would allow the programmer to associate additional information.
>  Without knowing more about the problem, it seems like constructing 
> the table in C is more work than just doing it in Lua.
>  -spc

I would guess the OP does not have full control of the Lua script and wishes to limit what it can do.