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- Subject: Re: Proposed name change: 'Grunt' > 'Winsh.lua'
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 08:01:02 +0200
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 9:29 PM, John Hind <email@example.com> wrote:
> stick on any Windows computer from XP onward without leaving a footprint. The bane of
> all the other systems I've come across is dependencies
Oh yes, and installing a whole Lua distribution isn't the solution for
that use case.
>say, very poor performance. Also I do not get why we either have to have a totally hair-shirt > command-line interface or a totally dumbed-down non-programmable GUI.
Particularly acute on Windows because users are command-line phobic.
And yet GUI toolkits are often big beasts (dependencies!). Often I've
wished for a basic Windows GUI for user-facing scripts that did not
involve some kind of kitchen sink.