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>> How can I implement a function (or use if already has) to perform a
>> "sleep", to wait some (milli)seconds doing nothing.  Thanks.
> If you can use LuaSocket, then you could do:
> require "socket"
> socket.sleep(5) -- sleep for five seconds

If you're on a unix or another system that has a sleep command callable
from a shell, you can do:

  os.execute("sleep 5")


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