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- Subject: Re: Ironic comment RE: cooperative multitasking
- From: John Belmonte <jvb@...>
- Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2002 11:56:08 +0900
Sean Middleditch wrote:
The fact that enough game companies don't find languages like Lua useful
says that there is something Lua is missing that it shouldn't be. All
that I can really think of tho is a) *real* multi-tasking,
and b) a more newbie-friendly syntax.
you must be joking?
In my case Lua finds itself only being used for configuration, and only
in the one-third of the game I coded. The reason we don't use it in the
main loop is lack of a gc suitable for real-time apps. The reason the
other programmers don't use it is a little stubbornness mixed with lack
of Japanese documentation :-). The Lua manual is short but essential
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