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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Lua on Parrot 0.6.0
- From: Thomas Lauer <thomas.lauer@...>
- Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 18:54:05 +0000
Stefan Sandberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I mean, is the parrot vm significantly faster or easier to deploy than
> luas, or is it supposed to be a bridge between languages or some such?
> From what I can tell, lua will run wherever parrot does, so if it's not
> a major performance increase etc, etc, what's the upside?
Well, you answered the above question yourself a few weeks ago, during a
very tedious discussion of make systems. May I cite from your post:
> On Feb 9, 2008 12:06 AM, Stefan Sandberg <email@example.com> wrote:
> I couldn't care less about what people trade currency for in their day
> to day job, what impresses the shit out of me is all the stuff people
> come up with for no apparent reason other than their own personal
> gratification, or simply for the art in it.
And though I haven't the faintest idea why François does Lua on Parrot
it's a truism that people often do things "just for fun".