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- Subject: Re: [ANN] GSL Shell 2.0 beta1 release
- From: Tomas Guisasola Gorham <tomas@...>
- Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 14:43:36 -0200 (BRST)
On Thu, 3 Nov 2011, Mike Pall wrote:
Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
Well, what I've done is to reimplement the quadrature routine in pure
Lua using the FFI interface.
Small correction: if you use the FFI interface, clearly it is not "pure
Of course it's pure Lua -- the FFI interface is a library. Would
you say that the use of LuaSocket or LPEG libraries makes an
application no longer a pure Lua application? Even if the author
only wrote Lua code himself and is just distributing a bundle of
I think yes. Usually we apply the term "pure Lua" to applications
that do not require external C libraries. Or am I wrong?