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On Jan 26, 2016 5:59 PM, "Duncan Cross" <> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 26, 2016 at 3:50 PM, Soni L. <> wrote:
> > pairs() is considered harmful, and can cause bugs:
> >
> By the way, it's worth noting that "Considered Harmful" is an
> infamous, powerful phrase in programming because of Dijkstra's
> recommendation to thoroughly reject "goto" -- a deep-rooted orthodoxy,
> which the Lua core team has already demonstrated they're quite happy
> to ignore. ;)
> -Duncan

See also: "Considered harmful" considered harmful:
So many people seem to think they can sway public opinion by just including these two magic words, that I tend to ignore such remarks.