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That's a nice idea, then the next step is convincing someone to get it into a standard. My biggest concern is sandboxing. We'd need to come up with a standard set of functions that can safely be exposed to pages. Giving arbitrary pages access to most of os or io would just be nuts.

On 2010-10-25 3:29 PM, "Jonathan Castello" <> wrote:

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Philippe Lhoste <> wrote:
> Alas we can't rewrite his...

It's not as dire as all that. Someone wrote a Lisp interpreter in
_javascript_ which evaluates and runs code in <script type="text/lisp">
tags. There's no reason something similar couldn't be done for Lua.