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- Subject: Re: Introducing luavm - Lua Version Manager
- From: Hisham <h@...>
- Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 03:53:29 -0300
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 3:46 AM, Andrew Starks <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Yes. It would be much clearer to have Lua-env, which will be super easy to
>> distinguish from luaenv. ;) sarcastic comments are mean but I hope you take
>> my point anyway
>> You got 4 votes for uselua and you are free to name it what you wish. This
>> goes from something universally confusing to very confusing, at least from a
>> search perspective.
Creative design by voting doesn't work very well. An idea may have a
few vocal supporters and a number of people who don't like it but also
don't hate it enough to argue against it. I disliked uselua for the
precise reason Dhaval mentioned:
On 7 June 2016 at 02:00, Dhaval Kapil <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 'uselua use-luarocks 2.3.0' doesn't sound nice. Otherwise I was fine with
People might have missed the fact that the command takes a verb
argument, so uselua makes the verb sound redundant at best and
contradictory at worst.
>From the other six-character names suggested, luaver (suggested by
Coda) seems nice and at first glance doesn't seem to be taken. Sounds
like a good name for a project that has to do with Lua and versions.