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On 25 June 2012 19:34,  <> wrote:
> Hi,
> (Warning! Newbie ahead!)
> With UNIX systems you can build chains of cammands
> on the commandline eacht connected via stdout/stdin.
> Is it possible to chain lua-functions in a similiar way, that is:
> To create an output stream with one function which gets the
> input stream of another function?
> Is taht possible (portable...)?

You can implement this kind of chaining (source -> filter -> ... ->
filter -> sink) using this code [1] by Diego Nehab, which is also
extensively used in LuaSocket. It is a very interesting reading and I
suggest you read through it.