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Lua as a config-file language [was Re: proplib and the jet age]

> [...]... but do keep in mind that in general, using Turing-complete
> languages for configuration is a bad thing.

For whom?  And why?  I have trouble seeing downsides, and indeed have
taken advantage of it myself in the case of /etc/rc.conf on some of my
4.0.1 machines.

But you know your stuff, so I'm probably missing something.  What?

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