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- Subject: Re: Future of Lua 4.1
- From: Philippe Lhoste <PhiLho@...>
- Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 10:19:33 +0100 (MET)
> On Thursday, February 7, 2002, at 06:53 PM, Peter Loveday wrote:
> > Is a Lua book being published ? That'd be great.
> If it's an O'Reilly book, I wonder what animal will be on the cover? :-)
If you search on the archive, you will find the following URL:
It seems still valid. (Unlike the link to CGILua in Roberto's page :-)
It is a draft, unfinished, based on Lua 4.0. I highly recommend its reading,
both for newbies and seasoned users. I learned a lot of stuff reading it, it
is clear and well written, and full of useful examples and code snippets.
Someone should really collect them to the WikiWiki, BTW...
When I will try and use tags, I will reread the corresponding section in the
book, I felt I understood how it is working (even if I forgot most of it
The animal? I would see an antropomorphized (? human like) etching of the
moon, 18th century style.
Also, in French we speak about a "poisson lune", a moon fish, I don't know
if this literal translation exists in English.
See http://www.poisson-lune.org/, or more accurately:
http://cimnts.mnhn.fr/Evolution/Gge.nsf/47c329c133c90dba802565a10056ba51/12edb758cc9d503f802565c4003e9636?OpenDocument So it is SunFish, talk about contradiction, it is not
suitable for an English book :-( Also
Mmm, there is a moon fish, see http://www.pluto.no/Doogie/moonfish/ Perhaps
they are the same. OK, last URL: http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~frf/rfe0mn.html
Philippe Lhoste (Paris -- France)
Professional programmer and amateur artist
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