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On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 7:15 AM, Lorenzo Donati <> wrote:
show_message is now generalized like so:

winapi.show_message("Message","stuff\nand nonsense","yes-no","warning")

Another change is that there is an explicit Thread object returned
from functions like winapi.timer, which supports suspend, resume and
kill methods.

Precompiled binary for Lua for Windows is at [1]; source zipball is at
[2]. Docs are at [3] and [4].

(Still only 25K !)

Ok, this is almost magic! Now if there were an equally powerful library for *NIX systems (with the same low footprint) plus a lightweight abstraction layer, then we could have a nice little cross-platform automation tool (at ~100kB + Lua) :-)

+1 :-)