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On 3 November 2015 at 13:26, Roberto Ierusalimschy
<> wrote:
> Did you consider an inline expansion of short string keys?

The constants that represent keys for a table in expressions like:

can the compiler assume that the pointer to 'name' string will never
change - i.e. can the JIT compiler treat the pointer as an integer
(intptr_t) literal? This seems logical to expect but just wanted to be