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- Subject: Re: Standardizing lua names on *nix systems (and their distributions)
- From: Philippe Lhoste <PhiLho@...>
- Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:36:28 +0100
On 02/02/2015 11:45, Sean Conner wrote:
It was thus said that the Great Enrico Tassi once stated:
This choice is what should be standardized.
lua5.1 or lua-5.1 or lua51 or ... A stupid separator character
may make your script fail to run on a system that uses a different
I think best overall would be:
lua-50 (if it's still around)
That way, you won't run afoul of systems that use '.' to separate the main
file name from the extension (cough MS-DOS cough), and the name stil fits in
eight characters (cough MS-DOS cough). I doubt we'll get to Lua 51.0 any
time soon ...
Seriously? Who run Lua on a MS-Dos box these days?
The time of 8.3 is over, fortunately.
I have no problem with files like
on Windows for years, now. :-)
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