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Hello Andrew,

Andrew Starks <>:
> One use case might be to have an optimized time symbol that is tied to a PTP clock. Maybe this would be faster than using a required library and that could be significant in applications that make decisions based on that clock?

Possibly. Like I said, everyone's use case is different, Lua being an
embedded language.

> If that is not a correct example, can you correct that or give another example of a use case where this might be useful?

Grep any codebase with generic code for type checks, and you get the
reasoning behind the example I gave: `(type(a)=="number") and the
likes of it. More complex checks could involve a value being table or
a userdata with metatable. For other ideas, see e.g.

Best regards,