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- Subject: Re: upvals in Lua bytecode
- From: Miles Bader <miles@...>
- Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 07:49:26 +0000
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 7:37 AM, Reuben Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> There are other, better, options than those two though, e.g., "error by default."
> That's crazy talk! You'll be suggesting that Lua should be
> statically-typed next.
> Seriously, horses for courses, and "error by default" would not fit with Lua.
Sure it would. Maybe you (etc) have a different opinion, but I think
I've done enough Lua programming to have a pretty good feel for what
works, and I'd _love_ error-by-default.
Neither global-by-default nor local-by-default is a very good choice
for any but the most trivial programs, and most of the stuff I write
in Lua either tends to be over that threshold, or is essentially all
top-level assignments, with few functions.
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