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Glenn Maynard wrote:
The complaint was not "I don't like this, and I don't want to have to read
it"; that's silly.  I believe it was "I don't like this, and I don't want
people to form a mistaken impression of Lua based on this person's smearing".

Yes, basically, that's the intent.
That, and the fact that I found this amusing, given that Lua is highly praised for its design (ignoring those complaining it isn't C-like enough...), from newbies and from very experienced and smart/savvy people.

Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
> Stroustrup once said: "There are only two kinds of languages: the ones
> people complain about and the ones nobody uses". It seems Lua is in
> the first group :)

That's very true. I didn't saw lot of complains on Whitespace language...

Philippe Lhoste
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