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Peter Hill:
> Why do we need (or want) this new system of globals rather than those of
> Lua4?
> So far I can't see a need for the new system. What am I missing?

Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo:
> You'll have to go back to the discussions we had here at lua-l about this,
> back in the days of Lua 4.1 and the introduction of global declarations.

Sigh. Now THAT is going to be a long and torturous trip :-(.
A search for "globals" found 574 pages. A summary of the final conclusions
would be nice.

Peter Hill.