Reference (maybe Live) Distribution for Rev Linux

Bernard Devlin bdrunrev at
Wed Feb 10 02:34:01 EST 2010

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 6:27 PM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at> wrote:
> PS -  An interesting side note in my testing:  While using Rev under Ubuntu
> I found that opening the Dictionary slowed everything in Rev to a painful
> crawl.  So I installed MetaCard there, and its Dictionary works very quickly
> with no adverse effect on overall performance as there was with Rev's.

That's interesting.  I posited in one bug report that I thought that
the look up to the documentation might be the cause of the impossibly
slow movement via arrow keys in the Script Editor.

There are other issues with dramatic loss of performance in Rev on
Linux to do with field display:

I tried to use MetaCard on Linux late last year, but just couldn't get
used to it.  I guess I'm dependent on the added value that Runrev have


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