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On 06/08/16 05:36 PM, Sean Conner wrote:
It was thus said that the Great Soni L. once stated:
On 06/08/16 05:30 PM, Sean Conner wrote:
   You just need a Y-combinator:

	function Y(f)
	  local function g(...) return f(g,...) end
	  return g

	print(Y(function(rec, x)
			if x < 2 then
				return 1
				return x * rec(x-1)

   That will allow you to call an anonymous function recurively from within
the anonymous function.  No need for _SELF in this case.
That doesn't solve the dynamic variable indexing issue.
   Oh, I'm sorry I failed to read your mind again.  I thought that was what
_SUPER was for.  I'm so sorry you have to reject MY ATTEMPT to give you
something you could use and grovel that I have to have your proposal
explained to me like I'm five.

   -spc (Why do I even bother?)

No, I said _SUPER is exactly like _SELF but it uses the parent closure instead of the current closure.

Which's why you can do things like _SELF._SELF._SELF._SUPER._SELF._SUPER._SUPER._SUPER(some,args,here)

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