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I'm by no means an expert, but have you taken a look at haxe? It seems
quite generic.


On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Rob Kendrick <> wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Nov 2008 13:46:14 +0100
> Marco Bambini <> wrote:
>> I would like to
>> try to reuse the efficient virtual machine built-into lua but using
>> a very different syntax (and not the lua language).
>> What are all the difficulties and implications of such a project?
>> and what should be the best way to proceed?
> Unfortunately, Lua's VM is an implementation detail.  It's there to
> implement Lua, and is not designed to be a generic VM for any language.
> You may have trouble expressing this other language's semantics using
> it.
> B.