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- Subject: Re: Comiling JS to luajit bytecode (was: Re: Talk topic brainstorming for Lua Workshop 2014)
- From: steve donovan <steve.j.donovan@...>
- Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:48:36 +0200
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 3:44 PM, Pierre Chapuis <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> - The transpiler was written by them and (afaik) should be Open Source
> eventually, but not yet.
Very interesting project! We've discussed JS->Lua translation before,
and the consensus was that although related languages, the semantic
differences make it hard to do properly and *efficiently*. So I'm
curious how they're managing that gap.
(hard ~= impossible, of course)