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  1. Is it possible to access the return value of a function used in a thread? The below code works, but I like my functions to explicitly return values rather than abuse the "everything is global" feature of lua. thread = require "thread" function foo() bar = 1 return bar --How to access this? end t = thread.create(foo) thread.waitForAll({t}) --Wait for thread to end before obtaining return value print(bar) -- 1 Somewhat related, Right now I am using threads to achieve a non-blocking io.read(), so I can receive inputs while my timer events still run. Is this good practice or is t
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