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- Subject: Re: Newbie and Lua 5.2.0 (Work 2)
- From: Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <lhf@...>
- Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:16:09 -0200
> > Thanks to the Lua team for their brilliant work - my background was
> > contracting with Tcl/Tk in the 90s - wish I'd known about Lua then, now
> > there's enough to keep me occupied in my retirement.
> Lol... I think Lua is basically what we all _wanted_ tcl to be back then...
I rememember reading the preface of Ousterhout's 1994 book "Tcl and the
Tk Toolkit" and liking it a lot: he exposed all the right ideas and
reasons for developing an embedable scripting; too bad the syntax he
chose wasn't to my linking.
That preface is available on line at
(click on "Read an Excerpt")