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On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 3:53 PM, Robert Virding
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people who can least defend themselves, inexperienced users. They are
the ones who are least likely to know about it at all (the manual
doesn't shout out loud about it) and the least likely to understand
what is going wrong. Checking it in tools is ok, sort of, but the
inexperienced user is the one who is least likely to know about the

A very good point.  It suggests that someone experiment with the idea
of 'training Lua' which is an unusually strict (but helpful) version
of the compiler.  Although there is nothing _that_ special about the
Lua executable, and we could provide versions that embed some static
bytecode checks written in Lua such as lglob.