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On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Alex Queiroz <> wrote:
> "Another problem Tcl faced, as it grew, was the tug-of-war between
> those wishing to see it small, light, and easy to distribute embedded
> within some other program, and those wishing it to become a
> "full-fledged" programming language, with lots of tools for solving
> every day programs.  Unfortunately, that tug of war seems to have left
> it somewhere in the middle."

I think in Lua case we're mostly safe, there's really very few things
that could reasonably be added to the core language.  almost any
"solving every day programs" need should be done with an external