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On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 1:19 PM, Tony Finch <> wrote:
[In lua 5.2] A function call statement now maximally munches all trailing argument-like
clauses - bracketed expressions, table constructors, and strings - and is
terminated by a keyword, a variable name, or a semicolon. Newlines are now
treated the same as other white space.

I didn't realize this. Are you sure it is a voluntary change? It looks like something that will sometimes bite you in hard-to-understand ways, not unlike the "a and b or c" idiom when b can be false.