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On Saturday, August 13, 2011 01:09:37 PM KHMan wrote:
> On 8/14/2011 1:06 AM, Lars Doelle wrote:
> >[snipped everything]
> >
> > in LUA, which resulted
>       ^^^
> If you're still typing Lua as LUA, then IMHO, your credibility is
> shot to pieces already. Good luck all the same, I guess you'll
> need it.
> --
> khman
> KL, MY

Oh, geez, is the case of the language name your priority for judging 
his credibility? Really? Is there no technical ground on which you can 

You know, I was on the Lua list for 2 days, asked a simple question 
about raw-reading the keyboard, and the very first response I got was a 
correction of my writing of the language name. Personally, I don't 
think the types of nit-picking and sniping I see on this list is 
conducive to winning Lua converts, and I'd like lots of Lua converts 
so there will be more and better Lua tools and frameworks.

Just for the record, I agree that 99.9% of the language change 
requests seen on this mailing list are unnecessary and would just gum 
up Lua. That even goes for my request for a continue statement, which, 
after it was clear it wouldn't be done, I worked around with a simple 
iterator. Ironically, my workaround was then criticized :-)

But loudly judging one's credibility on how they write the word "Lua" 
isn't good public relations, and in my opinion not good for the Lua 


Steve Litt
Author: The Key to Everyday Excellence