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- Subject: Re: Lua libraries
- From: Ashish Ranjan <ashishwave@<a href="/cgi-bin/echo.cgi?yahoo.com">...</a>>
- Date: Fri, 1 Feb 2002 12:39:20 +0530
i went to your aforementioned site but was not able to download pike. the ftp
link on the download page was not working. i don't know whether i am not able
to figure out the download link or it is an error.
On Fri, 01 Feb 2002, you
wrote: > 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 (http://pike.roxen.com).
> 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.