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- Subject: Re: Translating Lua keywords
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 08:42:26 +0200
2013/4/12 Matthew Wild <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Another simpler way to put it - if Dirk were to build a version of Lua
> with all the keywords translated to Lojban, all existing Lua scripts
> would need to be rewritten to work with it.
That's the problem. It is simple, even trivial to change `llex.c` to
accept other keywords _instead of_ the standard ones. It's harder, and
in fact I have not even tried, to accept other keywords _as aliases of_
the standard ones. That could actually be useful, whereas my symbolic
patch is just a joke (sorry, I missed the April 1 deadline).