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- Subject: Re: Targeting the Lua VM
- From: Ketmar Dark <ketmar@...>
- Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 19:47:34 +0300
hello, "Ernst Rohlicek jun." <email@example.com>.
On Mon, 27 Aug 2007 17:30:28 +0200
"Ernst Rohlicek jun." <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Since Lua internally uses a VM, is it made for / possible to target
> the VM with another language - ie. "compile" Python / Ruby / etc.
> code into the Lua bytecode format? (even when some intermediate code
> would be required for the according semantics)? - Is the Lua VM
> general enough for this?
everithing is possible, but some things has no sence. %-) i think that
`supplementary' code will turn this idea into fat and slow monster. the
Lua VM is targeted on Lua and the authors never makes it `general
but this is interesting project anyway. %-)