lua-users home
lua-l archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Am 30.06.2016 um 16:56 schröbte steve donovan:
On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 4:11 PM, Philipp Janda <> wrote:
We are not talking about the length of *any* table, but about the initial
length that can be derived from a table literal.

Since this can be different from the sequence length, it would be very

The sequence length is confusing on its own. That's why we are having this discussion. Also, it _has_ to be different in some cases if we want to support `nil`s in arrays. But of course you could in principle use the current sequence length algorithm to calculate the initial length (but I think that would be a poor choice and a lost opportunity).