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- Subject: Re: Optional static types for Lua - experimental derivative Ravi
- From: Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@...>
- Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2015 21:36:31 +0000
On 31 January 2015 at 21:24, Andrew Starks <email@example.com> wrote:
> Your conclusions make sense to me but your premise does not:
> "...unlikely to be professional programmers."
> A good language is a good language and Lua is certainly that. It may
> be more helpful if "novice" or "casual" users of Lua, as a group,
> represented a critical persona, instead of the primary one. There is
> plenty of professional Lua code, written by professionals (and those
> aspiring to be).
Agreed - I guess I was thinking of my own particular use case for Lua
as an embedded language within a larger application. I didn't mean to
imply that Lua isn't used by professional programmers.