I have a few apps with Lua scripting support, and Lua looks an awful lot like Ruby at a glance. Is there a shared history there?

@BadMinotaur not that I’ve heard of. it’s mainly “end”, no?

@judofyr And nil, but you’re right, that seems to be most of it. I thought the ‘..’ operator was a range too but it’s actually the string concatenation operator.

@BadMinotaur Lua never "clicked" for me, unfortunately. there's just something about it that makes it feel "slow" to write in. it's a lovely implementation though.

@judofyr I only intend to write in it when I need to extend apps that use it; I much prefer Ruby over it. I agree, it just feels kind of... sluggish to work in.

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