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"steve donovan" <> writes:
> Yes, it isn't that difficult to make Lua look like another language,
> but the difficulty comes when people expect the same semantics ;)
> Easy to 'skin' Lua to look like JavaScript, but boy, it will bite
> people who are expecting the same forgiving number-string
> autoconversions.

Just a side note, but please don't edit the quotes so that it looks like
I was advocating such awful changes... :-/

[Especially the bit about whitespace -- I think python is a horrid
language syntactically; the idea of making Lua look like it makes me


Cynic, n. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as
they ought to be. Hence the custom among the Scythians of plucking out a
cynic's eyes to improve his vision.