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On 17/12/15 09:25 PM, Thijs Schreijer wrote:
I ran into the following;

local v = {type = "timestamp"}                          -- added to run it
if v.type == "number" or v .type == "timestamp" then    -- actual code

Notice above, the second `v.type` has a typo with an extra space; `v .type`. I'd expected an error, but it runs fine.



What if you replace .name with ["name"]? It becomes `v ["type"]`.

You can add spaces around . in many languages, including C, C++ and Java. You can even add line breaks! E.g.

local dog = DogBuilder() -- Also works when using :
            . setName "Doggy"
            . setType "Poodle"
            . build()

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