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This is getting very off topic.

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 11:24 AM, John Hind <> wrote:
I was also very impressed at first by the elegance, efficiency and minimalism of Forth, but quickly fell out of love when I actually had to do something non-trivial with it. I suspect its enthusiasts have never tried to deliver anything requiring more than a page of code or anything requiring long-term maintenance.

But I can't let this stand as it is. Forth is in use at NASA for various space related missions ( It is also in use as construction planning SW (, half way down the page). And there's an airport baggage handling system written in Forth (it's one that works, and therefore not in the news), but I can't find references online at the moment.

None of these will be one-pagers. Forth requires large amounts of discipline and is usually used to essentially build a DSL from the ground up.

Alright, back to Lua ...