b.xavier at internet.lu
Thu Feb 23 01:10:17 EST 2006
I take back the html color paste problem. That works when you paste in an
html style mail.
but bug 3137 is still not fixed and that was a big problem in MC still
ongoing in rev.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of MisterX
> Sent: Thursday, 23 February, 2006 07:01
> To: 'How to use Revolution'
> Subject: RE: Win XP/2.7
> > On Behalf Of
> > Sarah Reichelt
> > On 2/23/06, bryan at deepfoo.com <bryan at deepfoo.com> wrote:
> > > Kevin,
> > >
> > > It crashes simply by having the thing open. Several other
> people on
> > > this list have reported problems with this release, so it
> > would seem
> > > best to take these responses seriously. I have been using
> > > MetaCard/RunRev for over 6 years. I've worked in the
> > software industry
> > > for over 18 years all the way back to HyperCard 1.0. I
> realize it's
> > > asking a lot to trust a total stranger on this, but I do
> know when
> > > this sort of problem is a "me" issue and when it isn't.
> > This release
> > > is not at all like the others. It's the first one that has had
> > > crashers simply by being open. It does not have the feel of
> > something stable, at all. It has even managed to bring down the
> > machine. None of the other Rev releases have had any serious issues
> > running on exactly the same set-up. It seems to me
> something serious
> > got missed. And I appear not to be alone in that opinion.
> > What plugins do you have Bryan? Maybe one of them is opening
> > on startup and doing something weird. While I haven't run 2.7
> > under Windows yet, many other people have done so without
> > experiencing your crashes.
> NEW BUGs!
> I pasted text from rev to outlook and rev 2.7 crashes! Seeing
> if I could
> reproduce it I found 2 more bugs! And another with the clipboard not
> respecting html text colors. And the select all which doesn't
> work on first
> I averaged at least a crash a day Sarah. I entered 200 bugs
> of which 100 are
> still open (10% of opened bugs), some are months old and
> still unconfirmed,
> some are older than a year!
> 2.7 is a big step forward (and there's even an NT event!) but
> given the
> circumstances under which is see Rev crash by just pasting or double
> clicking text, something else is not tested or not tested
> right (no insult
> meant but are windows testers also windows users? Could a
> windows user test
> rightfully a mac application?). And given recent developments
> I can't even
> test in other windows environments I have at work!
> I don't use plugins (some of which don't "look" tested on
> windows btw). 2.6
> didn't crash like this. I Install 2.7 and start loosing work
> again... that's
> not cool! And when I started to help the MC list, well, that's another
> story... But the result is clear cut on my side.
> I stand fully by Bob and Brian in the windows camp with
> almost their exact
> words. What 2.7 represents to me is that I have to go back
> review and update
> all my open bugzillas, I have to retest each stack again to
> make sure all is
> still ok. Save even more often than before. All worked
> finally great in
> 2.6... We're talking days of work to switch versions! And
> when 2.7.1 comes
> out, repeat again.
> Sorry, im fed up too - and to Kevin's greatest pleasure and
> for those with questions in the mailist, it's past the point
> of no return.
> So long and thanks for all the stacks
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