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- Subject: Re: Lua and Neko comparison
- From: Don Hopkins <dhopkins@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 14:24:18 -0700
Zing! You're right about AppleScript's oddball syntax, and there's also
HyperTalk and ScriptX and Dylan and Sk8, not to mention Objective C!
And we could even go back to Integer Basic and the Sweet 16 virtual
machine and the 6502 mini-assembler.
Apple loves oddball syntaxes, but totally forgets what they did in the
Rici Lake wrote:
On 20-Sep-06, at 11:23 AM, Chris Marrin wrote:
But the sad fact remains that Lua's oddball syntax is what keeps it
from having better penetration into corporate culture. This is
perhaps only sad to me, because I want to use Lua, but I also want to
work at Apple. And I'm afraid Lua has not yet come up with a paycheck
for me :-)
Given that Apple came up with AppleScript, it's a bit hard to believe
that their corporate culture discourages oddball syntaxes.
"Ah, but that's different" :)