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- Subject: Re: Google Summer of Code 2011
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 18:13:28 +0200
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 6:06 AM, David Manura <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> core areas specific to Lua like program analysis (e.g. semantic
> editors like IntelliJ/LuaInspect)
This line of work is important and needs support, because it can lead
to a more productive environment to work with larger Lua programs.
It's also an intrinsically interesting topic - we know that full
static analysis of dynamic programs is hard but how far do we need
to go to get 80% of the benefits?
It's potentially game-changing (to make my contribution to
International Hyperbole Day)
 may well be theoretically impossible to do it perfectly. But
'perfection is the enemy of the good', as the engineering proverb