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On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 23:43, Mike McGonagle <> wrote:

> I was hoping that there might be some precompiled binaries out there
> for Windows XP that could be used to learn Lua. I have a 13 year old
> kid who I would like to teach Lua. I looked at the Lua for Windows
> project, but it appears to be for Windows 2000, and I am not quite
> sure what compatibility issues there are with that and XP (I am a
> Linux/Mac OS X programmer).

Provided that the matching C runtime is installed in the system, Lua
binaries built "for Windows 2000" will work on XP just fine. (That
being said, I wonder what can "for Windows 2000" exactly mean in this