Linked by David Adams on Thu 11th Sep 2008 16:13 UTC, submitted by Frank Lopez
General Development Professor Roberto Ierusalimschy offers an in-depth examination of what he believes to be the most successful programming language not born in a developed country.
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by _df_ on Fri 12th Sep 2008 13:45 UTC
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Lua is a great binding language, and I'm impressed the lua guys are willing to drop things from the language and streamline it without regards to backcompat between major versions.

I'd love for 6 to clean up (and i know it will never happen) and use 0 indexing instead of 1 indexeing.

It also needs a better C api for table manipulation.

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