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On Tuesday 22 February 2011 14:53:41 Jeff Smith wrote:
> Date: 2011-02-22 14:53
>  From: Jeff Smith <>
>  To:
>  Reply to: Lua mailing list <>
> Hi Steve
> Well Swig is really just the usual way of Interfacing between C and Lua.
> The benefit is that Swig writes the binding code for you  and saves you
> the tedious work of hand coding the API Interface. It easy to see the
> attraction of not having to learn the C API in detail and also eliminating
> possible bugs I might introduce. 

Amazing! 4 days ago I thought the only interface was luaL_newstate(), 
luaL_openlibs(), luaL_loadfile(), lua_pcall() etc. Now I find out about SWIG 
and LuaJit FFI!

Steve Litt
Recession Relief Package