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- Subject: Re: Lua Nova Relaunch
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 09:56:04 +0200
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 5:18 AM, Matthew Wild <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Nice. I'd be happy to write one about my experiences developing
> Prosody, which has been an interesting journey for me, right from
> start when I had "You can't use Lua for *that*!" from every person I
> spoke to about it. It was the doubt of those people that kept me
> going, and now Prosody is a large (for Lua) codebase, and competitive
> with alternative XMPP servers written in Java, erlang, and all the
> other "proper" server-side languages. Quite simply, Lua rocks :)
I would dig to publish such an article, a story from the 'trenches'.
Another article idea would be large-scale Lua, something about the
care and tools needed to do big projects (> 30Kloc) in Lua.
And on the other end of the scale, fitting Lua into 32K RAM!