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- Subject: Re: Weird __newindex behaviour
- From: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@...>
- Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:50:30 -0500
On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 10:41 AM, Scott Morgan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Why isn't the first `tab.test = nil` event being handled by the
__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.