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Yeah, but didn't most languages like Lua start out as "roll your own" languages?


On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Eric Tetz <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Brandon Van Every <>
> wrote:
> I think that, in a nut shell, is why tool developers should think long and
> hard before rolling their own languages. CMake is a build tool, why are they
> wasting cycles on language design? Lua (and plenty of other languages) have
> spent years working through these same issues, why duplicate that effort?