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On 25 Feb 2016 11:15, "Viacheslav Usov" <> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 9:18 AM, Dirk Laurie <> wrote:
> > I have the perception that >90% of the rocks available on the primary repository provide modules and <10% provide applications, and the suspicion that 10% is a very generous estimate.
> Given that Lua is officially an "extension language", the scarcity of all-Lua applications should hardly be surprising.
> Cheers,
> V.
> [1] "Lua is an extension programming language [...], Lua has no notion of a "main" program: it only works embedded in a host client, called the embedding program or simply the host."  -

Some think differently: "Lua is a powerful, dynamic and light-weight programming language. It may be embedded or used as a general-purpose, stand-alone language."

Having personally used it with success in the latter scenario I find it unhelpful that no effort is spent in pursuing further that direction.
Probably most people interested in that have already moved on.