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Sent: Monday, August 28, 2000 1:00 PM
Subject: Re: Java implementation

> > I'm working on an interpreter for Lua implemented in Java, and ...
> Will Lua source be compiled to JAVA bytecode, or will the Java VM work as
> a Lua bytecode interpreter (VM)? This could be quite slow.

Even worse -- for the first release I'm just making an AST interpreter...
a JVM-compiler will appear somewhere along the line, but speed is not my
priority... I just like the Lua syntax, and want to use it in some Java


  Magnus Lie Hetland      (magnus at hetland dot org)

 "Reality is what refuses to disappear when you stop
  believing in it"                 -- Philip K. Dick