Win XP/2.7

MisterX 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. 

sorry
X



> -----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.
> 
> Sarah
> 
> 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
> try!
> 
> 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 
> unfortunately
> for those with questions in the mailist, it's past the point 
> of no return.
> 
> Xavier
> So long and thanks for all the stacks
> 
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