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On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 10:44:57AM -0800, David Jeske wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 12:24:01PM +0100, Markus Huber wrote:
> > 
> > I was in hope that Lua is an alternative to (cryptical, hard to read)
> > Perl and (stupid indent based) Python. After one year programming in php
> > (old bugs, new version with new bugs, incorrect manual, stupid
> > functions, old code is incompatible to newer versions, ...) I am
> > searching for an alternative with all the stuff needed for html
> > based internet applications.
> Really, try Python, after using it you will probably love the
> indention like everyone else.
> If you really can't bring yourself to, then try Ruby. It's simple and
> clean and not intent based.
> Lets please not start another project which needlessly reinvents the
> wheel. Lua is a great embedded language, lets keep it that way.

If you prefer C-like syntax or you have fumbled with LPMud in
the past, please try Pike (

I am doing game programming, and lua is at the core of the
system, but all tools are in Pike, thanks to its extremely
powerful graphics manipulation lib.