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Am 21.02.2014 22:56 schröbte Andrew Starks:
On Friday, February 21, 2014, Coda Highland <> wrote:

On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 12:29 PM, Andrew Starks <<javascript:;>>
Laurie's Law: The most heated debates on Lua-L are on topics that the
developers will not implement.

I hadn't heard of Laurie's Law. Awesome. Learning this was worth the

Observe the poster's name. ;) I think it's a new coinage -- although
one that's clearly true, as the cause-and-effect relationship is

/s/ Adam

A way to draw a lesson from Laurie's law would be to twist it a bit:

"Debate an issue hotly and you will be assured that the developers will
never implement it."

Yes, I think that was the main problem of this thread. If you propose a change to Lua you *will* get negative posts: the Lua devs and as a consequence most of the Lua community is very careful about featuritis and code bloat. You have to be smart and *very* calm to get anywhere ...