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- Subject: Re: Geometric data description
- From: Christian Vogler <Christian.Vogler@...>
- Date: Wed, 1 Sep 2004 16:28:36 -0400
On Wednesday 01 September 2004 04:23 pm, Ashwin Hirschi wrote:
> > Byte-compiled scripts may fare better, but as far as I understand, they
> > cannot be exchanged across different architectures (correct me if I am
> > wrong).
> I thought the compiled scripts could be moved across platforms as long as
> the respective CPU's shared the same int size.
I do not think that we can safely make such an assumption if Lua is to be used
to describe the native file format of an open standard or application.
Especially not now, given the increasing popularity of the x86-64
architecture, let alone Itanium, Sparc and PPC.