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> > >That being said, theoretically, you could write code like:
> > >
> > >print(55:sin())
> > >print(55:tostring())
> > >
> > >These statements stopped compiling in Lua 4.1 work3,
> > although it worked
> > >in my LuaState C++ distribution that tracked 4.1 Alpha.
> > 
> > Although they will not execute, they can be written as
> > (55):sin(). --lhf
> I'm now saying it is a big deal.  It's something I'd never 
> use (at least, not that I can think of).  Still, it is very 
> interesting that Microsoft's C# chose to let statements like 
> the above work.  I'm not sure of the reasoning, but I thought 
> it was cool that it once worked in Lua, too.

Grrr... amazing what a misspelling can do to the context.

"I'm _NOT_ saying it is a big deal."