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- Subject: Re: Lua: open source or not?
- From: David Manura <dm.lua@...>
- Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 21:33:39 -0400
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 9:13 PM, Alessandro Delgado
> "Lua is not an open-source project with code contributed by several
> people: all code is written by us.".
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 9:15 PM, Henrique Becker
> "Open Source" confused with "Open Development"?
The "closed development" is in the sense that although design is
influenced by the community, design decisions and implementation are
only done by the core team (not design by committee), apparently to
maintain a certain consistency. Here, "Lua" refers only in a narrow
sense to the official version of the core language implementation;
Libraries, forks, reimplementations, and distributions may do whatever
they want. Some comments on the Lua development model, including on a
broader sense, are in .