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- Subject: Re: Lua and Neko comparison
- From: Don Hopkins <dhopkins@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 17:51:56 -0700
Paul Hudson wrote:
I strongly agree. It was a stupid idea for Netscape to rename LiveScript
all the rage at the time, while actually they're completely different
languages, at opposite ends of the static/dynamic spectrum (and other
spectra like their type systems, their compilers, etc).
Reasonable. However, exposing them to something that looks similar (in
syntax) but is in fact different, is probably the very best way of confusing
Can you say "ActionScript"? Any Flash developer will tell you all about
the horrible headaches that's caused. There are many subtle nuances
between different versions of ActionScript, that bite you in the ass all
the time. The OpenLaszlo compiler (which supports both ActionScript and
between the two supposedly identical languages and their runtimes.
with it, I can understand that. If management want something that looks like
then I think you need new management :-)
I think it's Apple's management that has always been and will always be
(only syntax is the problem)?