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>From Sat Aug  7 08:42:51 1999
>From: Dirk Zoller <>

>Also lua internally employs a C programming style with lots of tiny
>functions. Good style but expensive when all the time parameters are
>pushed to and removed from the hardware stack.

how "expensive"? is speed really a problem in your application?

>On the other hand, while useful, such declarations are extremely ugly.

plus, they're not ANSI C. or are they #pragmas?

>What do you think, would it be worthwile to introduce this ugliness into
>Lua source? Or at maybe only into the C-API?

sorry, no. I think we'll stick to ANSI C.
but how about if you posted the changes or, beter still, a script?