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2008/2/10, Javier Guerra Giraldez <>:
> On Sunday 10 February 2008, Miles Bader wrote:
> > Though discussing how Lua would fair on this VM seems apropos...
> sure, especially about what features would Lua need to be implemented with
> reasonable efficiency on JVM.

Isn't there already some Lua implementations running on the JVM ? Are
they straight ports of the C interpreter to Java or are they
generating JVM bytecode ?

> another would be implementation details about tables, i don't think there's
> any dictionary-like object in Java's standard library that let's (almost) any
> value to be used as key

I think you can box all POD values, and use them in Object containers.