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On 10/23/07, Mariano Kamp <> wrote:
> Quick follow up question to the use of local variables to store
> functions: When I use local s_find = string.find can I still use the
> "object oriented" syntax like line ="abc"; hit = line:find("xyz")??

You can. The local variable just keeps the function at a fixed offset
so there's no table lookup. I think 'line:find()' is more elegant, but
it involves looking up 'find' in line's metatable.

steve d.