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On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 04:41:00PM -0500, John Belmonte wrote:
> The Lua library is unique in terms of how stable each release is, how
> apps can embed it and become bound to a certain version indefinitely,
> and how there are significant incompatibilites between even point
> versions.   I tried to explain this in the Debian README.  Distro

Yes, I remember we had to fight not to remove lua 4.0 when we
introduced lua 5.1

> managers want to fit everything into a box-- Lua's odd shape might
> have them pulling out their chainsaws.

They asked kindly on #debian-qa, and I forwarded that request here.

So far, nobody seems interested in the Debian package for lua 4.0, thus a
removal seems reasonable to me.

Enrico Tassi