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On Dec 18, 2014, at 11:17 AM, Tom N Harris <> wrote:
> believe that was something I did a couple years ago. I called it name 
> literals. Wherever a `Name' was allowed you could also use the square braces: 
> `[' exp `]'. The application passed messages to functions, but some of the 
> names used had special characters so with the patch I could write: camera:
> ["Awake?"]()

I did this a few years ago as well. I forget what the balance was between compiler patching and VM OP_SELF patching though as I recall the latter patches if any were trivial.

I patch Lua. I go back to stock Lua. I...