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- Subject: Re: Features *I* would like to see
- From: "Wesley Smith" <wesley.hoke@...>
- Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 18:14:20 -0700
If things are modules, then you don't actually have to use them, embed
them, or load them so the "bloat" argument isn't really valid.
On 8/17/07, Leo M. Cabrera <email@example.com> wrote:
> Are you talking about the networking/multithreading/etc. thingys
> mentioned before?
> If so, then, well... That would defeat the purpose of Lua being small,
> and it will get bloated like the .NET Framework did. :-/
> I don't use Lua as a primary language, I have C/C++ for that (yes, I am
> a masochist), I use it as a scripting language for games and it's
> meeting my needs so far.
> Go Lua! :-D
> Graham Wakefield wrote:
> > I would like to second David's comments.
> > A non-ANSI C but highly portable extension of Lua is desirable for
> > many reasons and users. Having it standardized (blessed, distributed
> > whatever by Lua authors) assists portability and sharing of
> > documentation, support etc. While it may perhaps seem 'not
> > difficult', it is certainly not easy nor brief, and not every Lua/C
> > programmer can afford to create them directly from scratch. Pooling
> > such efforts into the previously suggested standard library extension
> > seems to be one of the most useful possible next 'features' of Lua.
> > On Aug 17, 2007, at 5:21 PM, Sherry Zhang wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> They are not provided in ANSI C.
> >> If you want to use these libs, create them yourself directedly from
> >> scratch.
> >> It is not difficult.
> >> Sherry Zhang
> >> On 8/18/07, David Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org
> >> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> >>> I think Lua is good language wise. The libs need some work.
> >>> Networking, Multitasking Libraries and Luiz's standard library proposal
> >>> would cover it for me.
> >>> DB
> > grrr waaa
> > www.grahamwakefield.net