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Duncan Cross <> writes:
> To be honest, it seems only fair to me, since Lua's standard script
> file loader already supports ignoring the first line if it begins with
> a shebang. This sets a precedent that it is appropriate for the loader
> to ignore common, OS-specific pecularities at the beginning of a
> script file.

OTOH, it just encourages this little microsoftian perversity, which
pervades their toolset, and encourages other lazy devs to just copy
MS's behavior in their own tools (thus spreading the disease).


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