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- Subject: Re: Thought experiment: what would you remove from Lua
- From: Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@...>
- Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2018 21:41:32 +0100
On 1 August 2018 at 21:27, Sean Conner <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Sorry you didn't get my point at all. I was specifically talking about
>> using standard Lua tables as an implementation approach - its nothing
>> to do with the functional goal .
> That was not clear at all.
Okay my bad then. I thought it was clear in the context of Dirk's
comment about how Lua 4.0 did it differently.
> It also seems you have problems with the C API and the debug module and
> would like to see those go away as well (or downplayed as much as possible
> because they complicate the design of a JIT for Lua).
Just making my position clear if it hasn't been given my past posts
here. I am strongly against breaking backward compatibility. So I will
never argue for breaking changes in Lua.
This is an academic discussion - a thought experiment. It is not a
plea to change Lua.