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2017-01-27 21:22 GMT+08:00 Kim Alvefur <>:
Just a thought.

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:17:39PM -0800, Tim Hill wrote:
> As I’ve pointed out before, type() needs to respect an __type() metamethod.

What if type() would return multiple values? Consider numbers in 5.3,
they have the sub-types of float and integer. So for example:

    type(1.0) -> "number", "float"

type(x) -> rawtype(x), callmeta(x, "__type")

More thoughts?