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Philippe Lhoste wrote:
> Yes, Lua must still be available as Ansi C source code and small binaries.
> We should never have to strip down Lua to get small binary, but instead be
> able to download various extensions, perhaps as a whole package if needed.
> If someday we devise a standard way to extend Lua as scripting language,
> using external modules, it would be a great improvement.

This is the key feature that Lua should aquire. An advanced
system by wich available C libraries can be easily integrated,
without recompiling. Hmmm... perhaps it could be posible to 
make a single  "libluaproxy" that uses Lua scripts as a description
language for the functions that are to be called, and works
as a go-in-between between Lua and regular C functions. 
It could work a bit like the "Declare function" statements 
in Visual Basic. 

"No one knows true heroes, for they speak not of their greatness." -- 
Daniel Remar.
Björn De Meyer