Re: Turning Lua into C++ (was: alleviate the load of the GC)

  • From: Dibyendu Majumdar <mobile@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <luajit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2015 21:49:28 +0100

On 2 September 2015 at 13:16, Mike Pall <mikelj-1509@xxxxxxx> wrote:

Language design needs taste and experience. Sadly, most people and
committees lack that. Any you know, the road to hell is paved with
good intentions.

It looks like there's already a contest going on about the best way
to hijack and destroy LuaJIT with the most atrocious and hazardous

I could't possibly anticipate how fast things would go downhill
without leadership. The raptors can sense the void. They're already
sharpening their claws at the portal.

I'm outta here in a couple of days. Good luck. You'll need it.

Hi Mike,

I think it would be very helpful to LuaJIT's future if you defined
some principles for its evolution, similar to what the C standard has:

Also is there no way for you to continue leading LuaJIT for a while
more - maybe delegate the actual work to other people, but be
responsible for accepting / rejecting changes, and setting direction?


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