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- Subject: Re: Lua Foundation?
- From: Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@...>
- Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:45:59 +0100
On 21 April 2017 at 17:32, Andrew Starks <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Secondly - unlike other languages - Lua as a language is solely
>> controlled by the Lua team. So a foundation that isn't managed by them
>> doesn't make sense I think.
> I see this as a strength. Like a good API, this is a layered approach.
> PUC/Rio will hopefully continue to develop the language and its
> implementation. The foundation would concern itself with the
> organizing efforts of the non-embedded world
> In this way, the foundation would have no role in designing the
> language and the authors of Lua do not need to be concerned with
> picking winners and losers and thus implicitly limit how people may
> use or even conceive of their work.
To be honest, if a Lua Foundation was to be be setup in my opinion it
can only be a success if it is founded by the Lua team. Otherwise it
is no different from other initiatives such as LuaRocks.