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On 18 April 2017 at 17:53, Andrew Starks <> wrote:
> Has something like the idea of a Lua Foundation ever come up?
> The reason that I ask is because there seem to be many opportunities to
> explore, all of which require some kind of momentum to be formed or strict
> adherence to Lua's specific mission. As a result, many efforts feels like
> hearding cats or sounding like an unwanted extension to Lua itself.
> I believe that it might be good if some blessed governing forum exist for
> certain things to be decided, independently from the authors of Lua. I don't
> wish to speak for the authors, but I understand that they do not want the
> responsibility of managing a desktop eco-system for Lua, be an advocate to
> Linux distributors, bless a set of standard libraries, etc.
> Since many people might choose to benefit from the results of some of these
> activities, it seems to me that if there is a desire to see Lua expand into
> more common use, while also letting Lua be Lua for those that like things
> more as they are, that this path would be a decent option to explore.
> -Andrew