Revolution 2.2.1... more trouble than it's predecessor?
yoy at comcast.net
Fri Jun 25 19:32:45 CDT 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 7:31 PM
Subject: Re: Revolution 2.2.1... more trouble than it's predecessor?
> yoy wrote:
> > The new update is really screwed up. It seems to have made matters
> The scope of the update is very limited, and aside from a handful of
> scripting changes in the IDE there's been (to the best of my knowledge)
> only one change to the engine, to report exec errors more reliably.
> Are any of the issues you're seeing reproducible in v2.2?
> > My substack "Prefs" no longer launches from the Edit menu. It appears
> > both the main and substack have the same stack ID. Hmm...
> Using stack IDs is tricky -- from the Transcript Dictionary entry for
> A stack's ID is equal to the ID that will be assigned
> to the next object created within that stack, so the
> stack ID is subject to change.
> Why not use the stack's name to refer to it, or are you monitoring newly
> created objects?
> > Also when I close the .rev stack, 2.2.1 quits with an error everytime.
> What is the error?
> > It also is raising a script alert on some of my scripts which worked
> > lesser versions.
> Thus far I'm finding error reporting to be more reliable in v2.2.1 than
> in v2.2, on par with v2.1.
> What script errors are you seeing? Are the errors valid, perhaps an
> erroneous syntax not adequately caught by the engine in v2.2?
I have to go back to my original .rev file and then duplicate it and then
copy the scripts (re-modify them) and paste into the 2.2.1 version of the
I've just been running 2.2.1 for a day. But boy-o-boy, did things blow-up on
I'll give it another go tomorrow.
All the best,
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