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- Subject: Re: C++ religious war (was: llua Higher-level C API for Lua)
- From: Jeremy Ong <jeremycong@...>
- Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2014 02:24:01 -0700
It's clearly so people can make youtube videos of Lua compiling in a
1990 version of Turbo C :D
On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 2:15 AM, Rena <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 2:54 AM, steve donovan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 8:14 AM, Coda Highland <email@example.com>
>> > I mean, if we wanted to start a religious war, try suggesting that Lua
>> > should be written in C++ instead of C89 and see where THAT goes. ;)
>> Absolutely! We have enough of a frothy when suggesting C99 ;) But
>> (and this is important) Lua does _build_ with C++ and can use proper
>> exception handling rather than that weird hack called longjmp.
>> At least, we're not discussing editors. That gets out of control
>> really quickly!
> I hate to ask, but now I'm curious... why *doesn't* Lua use C99? Is it
> because of Microsoft compilers not supporting it well, or are there other
> Sent from my Game Boy.