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- Subject: Re: Speed comparison
- From: Douglas Lee <doggy@...>
- Date: Fri, 04 Jun 1999 18:48:39 +0800
Yes, I like these scoping rules.
Freek Brysse wrote:
> > I have personally tested lua, perl, python, tcl by writing
> > similar scripts. I found lua to be much faster (sorry cannot
> > !!).
> > But the thing that really made me embrace lua is the sheer elegance
> > of the language.
> Lua is great on almost every point, except the scoping rules. Why
> can't we
> have normal scoping rules (i.e a variable is local unless defined
> globally?). Though I read the rationale behind that decision
> somewhere, I
> wasn't exactly statisfied by it.
> Is there any who likes these scoping rules?
> Are there any plans on changing this?
> Freek B.