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On Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 02:50PM, Tim Caswell wrote:
> So the killer features of lit that I'm not willing to part with are:
>  - relative imports for intra-package modules.
>  - scoped package installs (npm style) (vs global paths)
>  - a content-addressable based sync system for downloading and publishing
>    files.
>  - trivially deployed proxy servers or private repositories.
> I would love for there to be one package system for lua in the future.
> Lit isn't there yet and these are places where I find luarocks lacking.

I believe that LuaRocks can do npm-style scoped installs:

I don't know much about npm, so the LuaRocks way of doing things may be
different, but the general idea seems to be possible.

We have not been faced with the need to satisfy someone else's
requirements, and for this freedom we are grateful.
    Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson, The UNIX Time-Sharing System