RunRev Script Editor and Linux
richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 01:44:48 EDT 2010
On 07/16/2010 01:02 AM, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> Richard, your offer of tracking down and submitting patches or fixes is a
> wonderful gesture. I will try to document some of them to you privately
> with very complete recipes.
> The stuff about RB is a bit dismaying. I do find it rather forbidding, and
> actually, if forced to leave Rev, have already decided that it will be to
> Now please don't post a list of horror stories about that! Hopefully there
> are not any. But you never know....
Actually comparing RunRev's shortcomings with Real BASIC's shortcomings
seems slightly silly:
All RAD tools of this sort have shortcomings insofar as they are attempting
to be all things to all men; i.e. to run on a vast number of operating
And the small copy-paste problem I pointed out on Ubuntu 10.04 while
apps are running is very SMALL; there are probably lots more VERY SMALL
shortcomings: they are not, ultimately nearly as important as the few BIG
shortcomings - I, for one, know that if the few big shortcomings are
will ahrdly notice the small ones. However the presence of the bigs ones
to concentrate the mind somewhat into a sort of 'witch-hunter' mentality
jalouses at every little blip.
The big shortcomings have already been discussed . . . endlessly.
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