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Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2013 10:29:22 +0200
From: Luca Barbato <>
Subject: Re: Squirrel - no-bloat scripting language with sane syntax
 and semantics

On 23/08/13 23:11, Paul Sokolovsky wrote:
> Hello,
> I apologize if this message can be considered off-topic. However, my
> reading thru mailing list archive showed that there's favorable
> attitude to generic no-bloat stuff, so I hope this message may be of
> interest to some readers.
> I'd like to draw attention to small very high level (meaning that
> there's native support for lists and maps) language "Squirrel",
> . It compiles below 300K (dynamic linking)
> with -O2 and can be gotten under 200K with -Os -flto (sizes are for
> i386). It uses C-like syntax, so should be a quick start for many folks.

Looks impressively similar to Pawn[1], with the cons of being written in
C++ (thus limiting its usage to places where C++ is available), lua (and
moonscript) are getting more and more traction in this field and there
are lean enough implementations.



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