Popularity
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Code Quality Rank: L3
Programming language: C
Tags: Scripting    
Latest version: v5.3.2

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README

This is Lua 5.2.4, released on 25 Feb 2015.

For installation instructions, license details, and further information about Lua, see doc/readme.html.


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Lua README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.