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On 18 January 2018 at 23:19, Russell Haley <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 18, 2018 at 12:42 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy
> <> wrote:
>>> Side note: the Pope might have issues with the project name (PUC being
>>> the Pontifical Catholic University, you know — several universities in
>>> Brazil and other countries carry that name).
>> We (the Lua team, not the Pope) certainly have issues with this name.
>> Although we do not like, several people use the term "PUC Lua" to refer
>> to our distribution (as opposed to, say, LuaJIT). And the problem with
>> the University is quite real, too. Please do not use PUC in your project
>> name.
>> -- Roberto
> As I replied on a different thread name, I thought I would copy my
> answer to here for historic searches:
> Apologies, Roberto, you have said that before and in my excitement I
> had forgotten. ‎That, or being Catholic myself I have learned it is
> easier to ask for forgiveness than permission. (just kidding, I
> totally forgot)
> All jokes aside, I am now soliciting name suggestions as Drop-N-Go Lua
> sounds tacky and that's the only other thing I can come up with.

If you're willing to go beyond the Lua interpreter, you could talk to
Ryan Pusztai
and take over the name "Lua for Windows", since that project is looking for a

-- Hisham