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Re: Lua as a scripting language in NetBSD

On Sun, 18 Oct 2009, Marc Balmer wrote:
> >Please give some examples of the kinds of tasks you would like to
> >enable using an embedded scripting language.  You seem to keep on
> >ignoring this issue, but I think this issue is fundamental.  (I
> >don't mean examples as in running code, I mean examples as in
> >reasonably detailed descriptions of problems and proposed solutions.)
> Yes, I know I have yet to reply to this request made by more than
> one person to indicate were I actually want to use it.  This will be
> answered.  I just wanted to collect a bit of feedback first, steppin
> into the discussion from time to time.


I am neither for nor against the idea of adding a new small language
to base, but a few good examples would move me to the "for" side.
Lua looks like a reasonable choice, but then so does tcl.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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