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On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 03:07:58PM -0200, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo wrote:
> Outputting Lua source code is not a good idea because one of the reasons
> for precompiled chunks is to avoid running (and linking!) the parser; this
> is an important points for embedded applications with limited memory.

Clearly, but these are probably no candidates to
handle abstract Überbytecode with arbitrary prec ints,
byte swapping and so on.

They are also no candidates for a mixed platform server farm,
and if so, you'd rather have the central take care of creating
a few different formats, no?