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> On Friday 29 October 2004 5:54 am, Daniel Silverstone wrote:
> > I am proposing to maintain a "canonical" lua tree in GNU Arch which 
> > will provide therefore globally unique "ids" for all the 
> files in the 
> > lua distribution.
> i vote 'Yes' for this.
> I'm a lua newbie, but very experienced in C/C++; therefore, 
> i'd like to know what parts of the implementation are 
> changing (and how), but at the same time, i want to use the 
> 'stable' version to learn the language.  a version control 
> system would help me a lot.
> and Arch is the perfect match for lua!  small, modern, turn 
> the assumptions upside-down, etc

Last I read, Arch's Windows support was flaky at best.  I'm not going to get
into an OS discussion, but having full Windows support on Lua's source
control patch system is a huge deal.  I would be sad to see a Unix-only
solution to this.