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On 11/02/2011, at 8:28 AM, Mike Pall wrote:

> Geoff Leyland wrote:
>> You're right, someone *could* rewrite ipopt in Lua, but, for me
>> at least, that seems about as hard as rewriting LuaJIT would be,
>> and anyway, maybe next week I'll want to use couenne [2].  I
>> don't expect any magic from LuaJIT to help in this situation,
>> but I think it does occur legitimately.
> Please note that I haven't debated the legitimacy of the problem
> or that I didn't know about all of the legacy code that developers
> have to deal with every day. That's why I said 'don't answer that'.
> I just tried to explain that performance *will suffer* with this
> design and there's no magic solution that solves this without a
> redesign or rewrite of the legacy code.

Understood.  Thanks!