> I use the registry to save strings, and so far, for Lua 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3, it has worked fine for me, even in long running (that is, months of time).
> I have a string. There's a reference in the registry. I don't see the issue.
I agree that registering string values works as advertised at least in 5.3.
However, my point was about what is _not_ advertised.