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Re: lua default version
On Mon, Nov 02, 2015 at 03:49:52AM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 01, 2015 at 05:54:28PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> > > Current version is nearly a full screen. I'm going to change it to
> > > the up-to-date description from http://www.lua.org/about.html :
> > >
> > > Lua is a powerful, fast, lightweight, embeddable scripting language.
> > >
> > > Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description
> > > constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics. Lua is
> > > dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode for a register-based
> > > virtual machine, and has automatic memory management with incremental
> > > garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and
> > > rapid prototyping.
> > The use of Byte Code or that is the VM is register-based is completely
> > irrelevant.
> Upstream apparently thinks it's important enough to put in their
> blurb; why carp?
Too many buzzwords already. The remaining ones seem to have at least
some relevance for someone asking what Lua could be useful for.
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