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- Subject: Re: Lua on cell phones
- From: roberto@... (Roberto Ierusalimschy)
- Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2007 10:12:00 -0200
> here at AT&T Research Labs I am contemplating to put Lua on iPhone. If
> you have any compelling reasons why Lua is better for resource
> constrained (CPU/memory/power) devices than other scripting languages,
> please share.
I do not think I am unbiased enough to present the best arguments. I
hope other people in this list can give you more convincing arguments
based on real uses (as Ralph Hempel already did).
You may also consult independent benchmarks to see how much resources
(mainly cpu time and memory) different languages (and different
programmers ;) need for some simple tasks. (A famous one is