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Thanks all.

On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 1:38 PM, Scott Vokes <> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 1:23 AM, Saptarshi Guha
> <> wrote:
>> Is there anyway to force chunks to create variable in the current context rather
>> than in global when local is not specified?
>   That's what local is *for*.
>   If you're worried about accidentally making global variables, look
> at strict.lua in the standard Lua distribution - it uses the global
> table's metatable to intercept any attempts to set global variables
> that haven't already been declared. While having variables be "global
> by default" seems dangerous, in practice any problems it could cause
> are easily prevented.
> Scott