Lua Thanks

The Lua team is grateful to several individuals, donors, and institutions. We are especially grateful to Tecgraf for its continued support of Lua. We thank everyone at Tecgraf, especially the head of the group, Marcelo Gattass.


At the risk of omitting several names, we thank the following individuals for supporting Lua along the years by spreading the word about Lua, contributing ideas, suggesting improvements, and helping the community:

Aaron Brown, Adam Moss, Alan Watson, Alexander Gladysh, Andrew Wilson, André Carregal, André Clinio, André Costa, Antonio Scuri, Asko Kauppi, Benjamin Cabé, Björn Ritzl, Bret Mogilefsky, Brett Kapilik, Cameron Laird, Carlos Cassino, Carlos Henrique Levy, Claudio Terra, Dado Sutter, Daniel Silverstone, David Burgess, David Jeske, David Manura, Diego Nehab, Ed Ferguson, Edgar Toernig, Erik Hougaard, Etiene Dalcol, Evandro Gonçalves, Gustavo Niemeyer, Hans Hagen, Hisham Muhammad, Jan-Pieter Jacobs, Jim Mathies, Jim Whitehead, John Belmonte, John Passaniti, John Rodriguez, John Roll, Jon Erickson, Jon Kleiser, Julio Manuel Fernández-Díaz, Kein-Hong Man, Kévin Kin-foo, Marc Balmer, Marco Palladino, Mark Hamburg, Mark Ian Barlow, Matthew Burke, Matthew Cox, Mike Pall, Nick Trout, Noemi Rodriguez, Norman Ramsey, Patrick Donnelly, Paul Merrell, Pavel Striz, Peter Cawley, Philippe Lhoste, Renata Ratton, Renato Borges, Renato Cerqueira, Reuben Thomas, Rici Lake, Rob Kendrick, Ryan Pusztai, Stefan Peters, Stephan Herrmann, Steve Dekorte, Steve Donovan, Sérgio Queiroz de Medeiros, Taco Hoekwater, Thatcher Ulrich, Tomás Gorham, Vera Hardmeier, Vincent Penquerc'h, Wim Couwenberg.

Thank you!


We are grateful to the following individuals and companies and several anonymous donors for their generous donations to the Lua project.

Doctor Web, Martin Bründl, Pavel Holejsovsky, David Slate, Laptop Computers, Match-IT Limited, Bitvise, Karl Berry, Doug Philips, Real Time Logic,, Jim Eberle, Shmuel Zeigerman, Les Newell (SheetCam), Michel Machado, Swoop Software, Taj Khattra, Asen Kovachev, Albert-Jan Brouwer, Kurt Jung, Ashwin Hirschi (Reflexis).

Thank you!


We are grateful to the following institutions for currently supporting Lua:

Tecgraf housed the Lua project from its birth in 1993 until 2005.
LabLua houses the Lua project since 2005.
The Department of Computer Science houses LabLua, where Lua is currently developed.
PUC-Rio is the birthplace of Lua and is the alma mater of the Lua team.
IMPA hosts LuaForge and is home to one third of the Lua team.
Pepperfish hosts since 2004 and the mailing list since 2010.
Mashape will host and sponsor the Lua Workshop 2016.

We are grateful to the following institutions for supporting Lua in the past:

King hosted and sponsored the Lua Workshop 2015.
Mail.Ru hosted and sponsored the Lua Workshop 2014.
Verisign hosted and sponsored the Lua Workshop 2012.
FINEP sponsored the translation of the reference manual into Portuguese in 2007.
Océ hosted and sponsored the Lua Workshop 2006 and was a corporate sponsor.
Adobe hosted and sponsored the Lua Workshop 2005 and was a corporate sponsor.
CNPq supported several initiatives of the Lua project in 2004 and 2005.
Soho One hosted this web site from 2001 to 2004.
Mandriva Conectiva hosted the mailing list from 2003 to 2010.