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- Subject: Re: LuaJIT x64 port sponsorship goal reached!
- From: Duncan Cross <duncan.cross@...>
- Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 23:12:08 +0000
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:47 PM, Mike Pall <email@example.com> wrote:
> I'm happy to announce that as of today the sponsorship program for
> the x64 port of LuaJIT 2.0 has reached it's goal to raise EUR 20,000.
> In fact it raised EUR 20,167 (approx. $ 28,839) in under six weeks!
> The generous contribution of EUR 8,000 by Google Inc. helped to
> close the final gap. My personal thanks go to Joshua Haberman,
> Chris DiBona, Cat Allman and Ellen Ko at Google! Please read more
> about their take on it at the official Google open source blog:
> A big thank you goes to all sponsors and in particular to Evan Wies
> of Athena CR for arranging the initial sponsorship and the matching
Great news!! Well done, Mike.
Also, I noticed this line from the blog:
"We use Lua internally at Google."
It would be very interesting to know a bit more about the kinds of
things they use it for.