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Laurent FAILLIE <> writes:
> - LUA is very easy to understand and start with ... but with strings
> manipulation. Something that is very easy in C or PHP like token parsing
> is a tedious task in LUA.

Maybe a bit of a tangent, but Lua + LPEG pretty much eats everything
else alive when it comes to easy/fast/super-powerful parsing.

[In C you have a situation where _extremely_ simple parsing is
reasonably easy (with strok or something), but anything more complicated
quickly becomes a nightmare.  With Lua + LPEG, the easy stuff is almost
as easy, but doing more complicated and precise parsing is far easier.]


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