[blfs-dev] Lua can be used as versy simple calculator
Fernando de Oliveira
famobr at yahoo.com.br
Sun Jan 25 15:05:46 PST 2015
On 25-01-2015 19:56, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Ken Moffat wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 06:00:30PM +0100, Pierre Labastie wrote:
>>> - It may be interesting to signal some uncommon use of software, in the
>>> introduction and/or in the "Configuring" section. But a lot of
>>> languages have
>>> the possibility to be used as calculators (Perl and Python come to
>>> mind), so
>>> that is not uncommon (actually, all interpreted languages have this
>>> Maybe a better way to state what you mean is to say that Lua can be
>>> interpreted or compiled (actually, that's the difference between lua
>>> and luac)
>> Or put it in the wiki.
> Agreed. There are some exceptions (see for instance qemu), but in
> general we don't want to expand the book with usage tutorials. The wiki
> is a reasonable place for these types of things, but in many cases,
> including lua, there are whole books published about the package.
OK, thanks both of you.
I was surprised by that calculator use, didn't know about. Igor and
Pierre clarified for me.
Sorry for the noise, but I think it was very useful for me, leraning
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