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> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> [] On Behalf Of Mike Pall
> Sent: Sunday, September 26, 2004 9:00 AM
> To: Lua list
> Subject: Re: new language shootout

> - Some of the Lua scripts there are not optimal (no locals, no use
>   of Lua specific tricks, braces preventing the use of tail 
> calls ...).
>   Compared to the tricks used for other languages the Lua 
> scripts are tame.

 This reminds me again how valuable it would be to get automatic local
optimization as part of the compiler in the standard distribution.

> There is more to tune. If someone has the time, please 
> collect the revised scripts and submit them to the 
> maintainer.

 I'll submit them for you.

  Tom Spilman
  Co-owner | Programmer