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- Subject: Re: Lua library bank? (Was: Ruby philosophy vs Lua philosophy
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:16:02 +0200
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:39 PM, Dirk Laurie <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Do we really need another library bank? We have luarocks.
> It's a pons asinorum. Packaging something as a rock is just tricky
> enough to eliminate the nine-day wonders and let through only
> those authors with a little staying power.
Well, I can honestly say that I am an ass when it comes to rockspecs,
so I write little utilities to write rockspecs, and forget how to use
> What we do need is something like Amazon's user review
> system. I need say a json reader, the LuaWiki lists several
> ... But with a user review system I can see
> which product gets a good rating from people with my sort of
Ah, you mean _anonymous voting_ ;) We do have a gentleman's agreement
not to criticise each others modules...
Your last sentence used the magic word 'just' ;) We had big ideas
about the LuaForge replacement; the Lua Snippets site was a
contribution to that debate, and Sputnik can certainly do that kind of