RevServer deployment on OSX Server

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk
Thu Feb 17 10:09:20 CST 2011


Andre, You're absolutely correct that my expectations were too high. I wasn't complaining but just explaining why I wasn't using revServer yet and therefore couldn't address Paulo's question. ;-)

The revServer product description in the store http://www.runrev.com/products/server-deployment/ reads "Pre-release 2. Supports Linux and Mac OS X Darwin. Text encoding support, image rendering and LiveCode stack support intended for the first shipping version." I look forward to it being able to meet these launch-ready capabilities. 

Indeed, I'd welcome any new pre-release dated later than 16 June 2010, so that I didn't feel that the revServer pre-release programme wasn't merely a ruse to gain investment for iOS development.   
   
On 17 Feb 2011, at 15:04, Andre Garzia wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 7:06 AM, Keith Clarke
> <keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:
>> I bought the server deployment in the expectation that I could take the same set of stacks I would use for a desktop app development and (perhaps with a few modifications) simply deploy to revServer to create a web application, with the UI elements 'automagically' becoming available to a browser.
> 
> Keith,
> 
> that expectation was a tad unrealistic, it was never that. It was
> always a php like engine... From its inception and thru all its
> descriptions and sparse documents, it was always said this was going
> to be a CGI replacement, a new engine like php to create server side
> logic.
> 
> Andre
> 
> 
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