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- Subject: Re: [ANN] mergelua
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 23:41:20 +0200
2011/10/16 Petite Abeille <email@example.com>:
> Quoting from The Evolution of Lua :
> "Despite our “mechanisms, not policy” rule — which we have found valuable in guiding the evolution of Lua — we should have provided a precise set of policies for modules and packages earlier. The lack of a common policy for building modules and installing packages prevents different groups from sharing code and discourages the development of a community code base. Lua 5.1 provides a set of policies for modules and packages that we hope will remedy this situation."
> Now, of course, people are entitled to change their mind.
> But this is a big step backward.
>  http://www.lua.org/doc/hopl.pdf
Maybe not. Maybe the removal of a module standard at the Lua library
level will make us agree on LuaRocks as the community code base