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- Subject: Re: table.border and lua_border in Lua 5.4?
- From: "Soni \"They/Them\" L." <fakedme@...>
- Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2018 11:27:08 -0300
On 2018-04-03 11:18 AM, Gé Weijers wrote:
On Sat, Mar 31, 2018 at 12:44 AM, Dirk Laurie <firstname.lastname@example.org
The border function is already beautifully documented, but not named,
in the manual. However, it is hidden by the __len metamethod, and in
particular cannot be called by that metamethod. It would be nice to
have it exposed, and `table.border` seems like a natural place for it.
To achieve that while conforming to the custom that the libraries use
only lualib.h and lauxlib.h, one would need `int lua_border(lua_State
*L, int index)`.
What about 'rawlen' and the C function 'lua_rawlen'? They ignore the
What about a table.border that respects __index?
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