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"Michael T. Richter" wrote:
> >>> BUT the point is: If we adapt LUA to serve OUR individual tastes, it
> >>> will grow fast, slow and useless.
> >> Like every committee or fan-base-"enhanced" language in history.
> >> Remember when Forth was small and elegant?
> > Yeah - when it was made by ourselves, for ourselves. Then came the ANS
> > standard and Forth became targeted to some fictitious everybody.
> Exactly.  I would really hate to see this happen to Lua.

I would equally well hate what Chuck Moore made out of Forth.  Compare
FIG-Forth/Forth79 (slim and elegant) to ColorForth (stripped down to
an ugly something).

Ciao, ET.