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I don't get the need for the config file thing. I for one came to Lua,
because I wanted it to be a config file! (data description language,
is part of the Lua history, isnt it?)

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 12:25 PM, steve donovan
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 1:17 PM, kevin beckford <> wrote:
>> changed my plans as well.  The idea of rolling my own basic functions
>> like getopt or something to parse config files would b
> I imagine that the rest of the sentence was 'be too much work', which
> is true. But there are such libraries available.  There was a recent
> thread about getopt in Lua, and I can always point to [1] for config
> file reading - there's sure to be other more specialized solutions.
> More evidence in fact that we need a 'canonical' place to look for Lua
> libraries.
> steve d.
> [1]