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On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo
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>> Is there a rationale for Lua not having a simple, non-busy sleep function?
> Lua is based on ANSI C and ANSI C does not have a sleep function.

i guess there are good reasons against it, but wouldn't it be easier
if there was a non-ANSI sleep surrounded by #ifdef's ?  after all,
there's the GNU-only readline....