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- From: Thomas Lauer <thomas.lauer@...>
- Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 09:32:08 +0100
"Mark Edgar" <email@example.com> wrote:
> My serious suggestion would be to simply use Lua. Add Lua as a new
> scripting interface to AutoHotkey, and deprecate the current
> language/syntax. It would be a big win for AutoHotkey.
Indeed, it would.
The current "language/syntax" is a contraption best avoided. Years ago I
wrote (or tried to write...) some longish scripts in AutoHotkey and even
a few weeks later, they were completely, utterly incomprehensible to me.
(It's much worse than Perl, if anyone can believe that:->).
However, AutoHotkey's rock-solid hotkeys and the macro features are
unsurpassed, so I still use this part as a frontend for more complex
And as Philippe remarked, Lua-in-AutoHotkey is not going to happen
anytime soon, if ever.