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- Subject: Re: +=
- From: Edgar Toernig <froese@...>
- Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 01:06:29 +0200
"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).