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- Subject: Re: Turing-incomplete Lua?
- From: Jeff Koftinoff <jeffk@...>
- Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 23:45:19 -0800
On 30-Nov-04, at 9:40 PM, Diego Nehab wrote:
What is it that you are trying to accomplish? Concretely, what is it
Lua can do that you don't want your description language to be able to
And variations with multiple functions doing recursion,
while length==1 do print(length) end
Basically, anything with unknown or infinite loop counts.
So, maybe this precludes having functions at all?
I believe the Quake III scripting language has a special mode like this
so that it is impossible for a user to bind a key to a function which
hangs. It severely limits the uses, of course, but it is still useful
Jeff Koftinoff <email@example.com>
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