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Olivier Hamel <> writes:
> One of the things I like in Lua 5.1 is that very few of the
> keywords are 'overloaded', the main exceptions being 'do' and 'end'.
> I'd personally prefer if it didn't reuse 'in' which is already in use
> by the 'for' loops.


The only problem with overloading is where it causes confusion, which
this new usage almost certainly won't (it's far removed from the other
usage -- nobody's going to look at one usage and think it's the other).

There's no need to be dogmatic.


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se non etterne, e io etterno duro.
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