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- Subject: Re: Ruby philosophy vs Lua philosophy
- From: Petite Abeille <petite.abeille@...>
- Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:46:13 +0100
On Feb 27, 2013, at 9:20 PM, Steve Litt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sure, Lua has
> a lot of tools, but from what I've heard and seen, they're in various
> stages of development, and a standard Lua installation doesn't contain
> them, which makes deployment tougher.
On the other hand, if one needs "SNMP, or quick-dev a GUI , or web app, or parse XML or
YAML", then there are gazillions of battle tested, industrial strength, C libraries at one's disposal.
So, in practice, there are many building blocks available right now, right there.
Now that the basics are covered out-of-the-box, and specifically tailored to one's needs and wants, one can spend some quality time building what one really wants to build. Using Lua :)