Looking for suggestions/advice
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xbury.cs at clearstream.com
Thu Aug 11 03:23:16 CDT 2005
One way to go around this limitation is to build an interpreter for the
What the users could do is work on a list of instructions that your script
interpreter would execute for them.
This way you dont have the 10 line limit... However you have to wrap into
handlers all the instructions you need to
execute... Depends on the breath of the application naturally.
Writing an interpreter is not as hard as it seems. Word 1 is a verb like
doget, doset, doplay, doprint, doput, etc...
Checking the parameters after this verb is where it gets interesting but
the simpler you make it, the easier naturally.
use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com wrote on 11/08/2005 09:31:20:
> >By far the easiest way to handle this would be by exposing
> >Transcript to your users. Send an email to the rev crew directly
> >regarding your needs. The ten-line limit in executables is an
> >artificial limit designed to prevent you from creating your own
> >development environment in Rev and distributing it. It happened with
> >SuperCard many years back. In the past, the rev crew have expressed
> >at least a willingness to consider a separate license specifically
> >to cover a situation like yours.
> Thanks for the advice Jeff. I agree with what you say as being best.
> I am creating a free program, so I don't want to spend more money on
> this hobby. I've already been paying for my Pro license each year.
> That is already more than I should spend on this product. I suppose
> that it wouldn't hurt to ask just in case they are willing to let me
> do it at no extra charge. Personally, I suspect it might end up
> selling a few extra licenses when people see what they can do so
> easily and I tell them where to go for an environment that would let
> them create programs of their own like that.
> But, short of that, does anyone have any other suggestions?
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