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On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 06:10:14PM -0300, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> We hope to release Lua 4.0 beta by mid-September.


> - `for' statement for tables: «for k,v in t do ... end»

Forgive me if this topic has already been beaten to death, but what is
the advantage of this new syntax over the old foreach, such as:

foreach(t, function(k,v) ... end)


I suppose it eliminates the need to refer to upvalues with the "%"
syntax, but what else?

- Christian