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- Subject: Re: [ANN] NumberScript -- a little language that compiles to Lua
- From: Andrew Starks <andrew.starks@...>
- Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 05:24:06 -0500
On Jun 25, 2012, at 2:26, Michal Kolodziejczyk <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 24.06.2012 20:02, Patrick Rapin wrote:
>>> NumberScript has a compact syntax.
>> seems much more verbose to me than
>> print "Hello Lua!"
> Seems to me there is room for optimization: AsciiScript of UTF8Script...
> Or even Base64Script :
> $ lua -l nixio -e 's="print \"Hello Lua!\""; print(nixio.bin.b64encode(s))'
Miko, clearly this syntax is more compact, but it borders on being unreadable.
It may require more time at the key pad, but I find the expressive
power of NumberScript to be worth the extra finger-wear. "Clever"
isn't always "better" when it comes to maintain-ability.