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>From  Fri Jun 16 10:29:38 2000

>I just wanted to introduce myself to this list.


>I was searching for a small language interpreter and found LUA, which, as 
>it seems to me, has a clean concept and is very small and easily 
>implementable to C-programs.

These are our goals.
BTW, the name is Lua, not LUA. :-)

>But I'm totally new to this and hope to find 
>some interesting discussions on this List.

The past discussions are archived. Check it out.

>Additionally I would like to use LUA as some kind of shell for some tasks, 
>because I like the syntax very much. I had a look at S-Lang, TCL, Perl and 
>Python, but they all seemed to be too huge to me, or I did not like the 

Same feeling here! :-)

>Although I would be interested in any discussion about LUA and any small 
>user interface toolkit (not as big as TK). I heard about IUP, but even it 
>seems to fit in this very well, it seems to be commercial - not good for 
>me. MAN is such a poor company...   ;-)

IUP is going to be distributed free sometime during this year, I guess.