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- Subject: Re: Mobile Lua - coming on strong
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 08:08:41 +0200
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 4:33 AM, Jimmie Houchin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Smalltalk is different from all of the languages mentioned. All code is
> loaded into a running system. Code is updated, edited, modified live.
I've always admired this model, it's like operating on a live patient.
It's true that Lua compilation happens instantly in most cases, but
there's often a lot of tear-down and tear-up going on with stopping
and launching a big server process.
It would be so cool to have a Lua development system which supported this model.