[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
- Subject: Re: An article on Lua in a French programming magazine
- From: Philippe Lhoste <PhiLho@...>
- Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 13:01:27 +0100
Reuben Thomas wrote:
More information when I read the article... I just wonder why the author
keep writing "LUA" in capitals as if it is an acronym...
Many people seem to do this. I'm guessing that the original mistake is to
think that "Lua" must be an acronym as it's too short to be a real word.
1) People should read the full manual before writing (end of
2) Probably same fate for Unix.
3) Personally, I opted for the modern typographic convention of writing
pronounceable acronyms like a real word: Unesco, Ascii, but HTML, SVG,
etc. Dropped G.N.U. style...
4) Perhaps we should then make a Lua (recursive?) acronym, so this would
be true too.
I am not too good at this kind of stuff. Let's shot: "Lua is unusually
Philippe Lhoste (Paris -- France)
Professional programmer and amateur artist
http://philho.multimania.com (in French, for files to download)