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2015-07-14 16:17 GMT+02:00 Simon Cozens <>:
>> I maintain SILE, which is quite a large, complex application written in
>> Lua. Because it's an application, I can't control which versions of Lua
>> its end-users will be using, so we have to support a range of
>> environments.
2015-07-14 16:32 GMT+02:00 Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <>:
> If you control the application, why not embed a fixed version of Lua?

That was my first reaction too. You already embed over 1MB of libtexpdf
C source, so less than 0.4KB of Lua won't hurt.

LuaTeX, one of your main competitors in the typesetting world, does just