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On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 10:41 AM, Scott Morgan <> wrote:
> Why isn't the first `tab.test = nil` event being handled by the
> metatable?

__newindex is a fallback, not an override.  that means that it's only
called when the table doesn't have that index already.  that is, when
it's a new index.

if you want to get all settings, you do a "proxy table", i.e. don't
store in the object table itself, but on an different, internal table.