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Patrick Mc(avery wrote:
I have fallen in love with the concatenative programming paradigm.I spent a month with the Factor language.

Indeed an interesting language...

So I was thinking, do we have to have another language for this?

Lua is well suited for domain specific languages or playing
with different paradigms. Eduardo Ochs has bootstrapped a
Forth in 40 line of Lua (see "Lua programming gems").

factor has about 26K function(words actually). These tinyfunctioncan be used to build other tiny functions veryquickly but againwithout a naming convention it becomes veryhard to follow along with.

Factor has introspection facilities. I don't like the idea
of prefixing everything. Why write math.floor() if floor()
will do ? One table lookup more. Of course, it depends on...