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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Luacheck 0.19.0
- From: Peter Aronoff <telemachus@...>
- Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2017 07:43:17 -0500
Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> (Personally I prefer to prefix all queries to non-standard
> global table values with "_G.".)
This may be a tangent, but what do you mean by saying you “prefer to prefix
all queries to non-standard global table values with "_G"”? What would
a “non-standard global table value” even be? Isn’t the whole point of _G
that the values that are (already) there are standard?
We have not been faced with the need to satisfy someone else's
requirements, and for this freedom we are grateful.
Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, The UNIX Time-Sharing System