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- Subject: Re: Why Lua is not more popular
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2013 19:17:52 +0200
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 5:39 PM, Pierre Chapuis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I thought about this. Counting on something like "downvotes" is
> probably not a good idea so I would like to have two "social" things
> for each module: comments and a "recommend" button which would mean
> "I use this and it is good".
Well, Facebook have grown very big on exactly this insight! They do
not have a 'dislike' button...
The key thing is to have lots of people participating, adding modules
and 'opening the floor' to discussions about them.
Lapis sounds interesting - I'm a fan of Leaf's work and we do need
more Lua frameworks for the web, which is where a lot of the sexy
stuff happens in the language space. The desktop seems to be becoming
a 2nd class cititzen; the browser and the server is attracting all the