On 28 Nov 2013 09:19, "Dirk Laurie" <email@example.com> wrote:
> 2013/11/27 Justin Cormack <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:36 AM, Dirk Laurie <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> 2013/11/27 Justin Cormack <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> >>> We are going to brutally decide on a best interface and officialize it.
> >>> Somehow. But its going to happen...
> >> 1. Who are "we"?
> > Any interested parties.
> >> 2. Please define "officialize".
> > Approved by said interested parties.
> The existing ecosystem has LuaRocks. While not "official", it has
> several things in its favour.
> 1. It is actively being maintained.
> 2. New rocks are being added at a fair rate.
> 3. A certain amount of quality control is in effect.
> 4. The project developer currently uses the work
> address LabLua, which is part of the computer science
> department at PUC-Rio.
Yes the idea is to use rocks its about adding stuff. Eg yesterday I tried to install a package with rocks and it didn't compile (on 5.2). A QA framework would trivially pick this up and hopefully someone would fix it sooner as it would have a big red mark against it...
> > If you don't like, ignore or fork.
> Now we know what "brutally decide" means.