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On 29 June 2016 at 10:10, Philipp Janda <> wrote:
> Am 26.06.2016 um 21:59 schröbte Philipp Janda:
>> Am 26.06.2016 um 20:23 schröbte Tim Hill:
>>> As I said, the scheme is far from perfect, but it’s more consistent
>>> that the current incoherent approach of .n, # and sequences imho.
>> I agree. Most of it could be realized via a library without support from
>> the Lua core ...
> I've modified the standard table library to use `.n` instead of `#`. In case
> someone else wants to check out how it feels:
>     luarocks install --server= table.n

>From reading test.lua, the feeling I get is that it feels cumbersome
if t={1,2,3} doesn't work with the `table` functions out of the box. I
wonder if "use n if present, or else just use #" would be a sensible
approach. For the standard library, I think it would be confusing (and
perhaps too slow?) in general, but it would make sense for

-- Hisham