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- Subject: Re: Lua's opportunity
- From: Natanael Copa <natanael.copa@...>
- Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 13:33:50 +0100
On Wed, 2006-12-27 at 00:18 -0600, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
> But it is quite a challenge to search and find the
> community contributed libraries. I think it would be wonderful if the
> community would select and bless certain libraries as standard. Make
> them available for the various platforms compiled and ready to use.
Agree! It could be blessed in the way the the official lua developers
take the lead. Set up a link on front web page (or some where else, very
visible) "here you find the standard libs we are working on".
> I am not a C programmer or use Lua embedded.
I do know some C programming. If there was a "blessed" set of standard
libs, I would definitively spend some time in making it work.
> The libraries need help. Some of them exist. But
> they need packaged together, compiled and standardized.
> Am I wrong? What do the long time Lua users think?
I agree with you. There was a discussion about a standard lua filesystem
lib some time ago. (there are 3, 4 with overlapping functionallity out
there). luaposix, luafilesystem, ex.
> What can we, the Lua community do to achieve a better future for Lua?
> for programming?
Yes, What can we do to help to get a standard library framework?