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- Subject: Re: Unique directions for Lua?
- From: Reuben Thomas <rrt@<a href="/cgi-bin/echo.cgi?mupsych.org">...</a>>
- Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2002 10:14:30 +0000 (GMT)
> 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
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