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> I hate to nay-say Lua on the mailing list, but when you have tiny
> systems like this, dosn't it make sense to avoid memory expensive
> stuff like lua string-based hash tables and the overhead of
> interpreting bytecodes?

Hash tables I would worry about. Forth and BCPL (as implemented in
Cintcode)  demonstrates that interpretation can improve matters in a small

-- | computation, n.  automated pedantry