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- Subject: Re: Useable lisp in lua?
- From: David Manura <dm.lua@...>
- Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2011 03:19:36 -0500
On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 1:12 AM, beo wulf <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is there any useable (i.e. can be used in production environment --
> has debugging support; rather than a toy/educational implementation)
> of lisp in lua?
The only ones I'm aware of are those listed on the bottom of .
Whether these are production grade, I can't say, but I'd suspect it's
not that complicated, though some assembly could be required.
Another option would be to bind a full-scale existing Lisp
implementation to Lua. I don't see an existing binding on  though.
> I really like the lua VM, but I'm really missing lisp macros. (And
> metalua doesn't really cut it for me).
There's good things in Metalua, though I have concerns myself about
Metalua as a production environment solution. Possibly these are
addressable, though development seems stalled, apart from bug fixes on
the github forks. For other solutions see . Some have recommended
Luma , which claims to be "heavily inspired by Scheme's