[Dev-luatex] LuaTeX and ANT (Ant is not TeX)
martin at oneiros.de
Fri Dec 26 16:02:53 CET 2008
2008/12/26 Mohamed Bana <m.bana at ucl.ac.uk>:
> why precisely was Lua chosen as the implementation language?/ ANT (ant is
Lua is not the implementation language of luaTeX; check your facts.
luaTeX started as pdfTeX + lua; ant is a typesetting engine written in
OCaml, which is a completely different approach.
> far as i'm aware, dynamic languages are generally much slower than those
> that are statically typed.
> and i'm not trolling, i just want to know why. please share your thoughts.
Please check your facts.
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