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- Subject: Re: An article on Lua in a French programming magazine
- From: tuomov@... (Tuomo Valkonen)
- Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 20:08:35 +0200
On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 11:56:40AM +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.
Hmm... from lua-1.0/lua.h:
** LUA - Linguagem para Usuarios de Aplicacao
** Grupo de Tecnologia em Computacao Grafica
** TeCGraf - PUC-Rio
** 19 May 93
I don't know any portuguese, but would that translate as "Language for
Users of Applications", "Language for Use in Applications" or what?