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On Tue, 15 Dec 2009 12:12:10 +0300
Nikolai Kondrashov <> wrote:

> Eike Decker wrote:
> > Funny, a fellow worker told me about this link and since he knew
> > that I like Lua, he also emphasized "!!!111***PHP-like***1!!
> > Lua" (more emphasizing by me) and asked if I wouldn't feel insulted
> > about that. And yes, it's inappropriate to refer to PHP in this
> > context. Actually, this reference makes me ignoring that project in
> > total.
> The "PHP-like" phrase probably comes from the
> authors, who decided to link this news item with an older one, which
> mentions Lua. This linking attempt produced the confusion:

As one of the FancyPants authors, I can assure you we never ever
compared Lua to PHP.  Nor is it in the marketing materials for the

It appeared somewhere between fst's press release, and the
linuxfordevices article.