Feature support by deployment type - the state of the art?

Andre Garzia andre at andregarzia.com
Tue Jan 25 05:57:36 CST 2011


Keith,

be aware that revlet player is not over beta stage right now. Double test
everything on multiple configurations before delivering anything. If
possible, way for newer versions.

Cheers
andre

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Keith Clarke <
keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk> wrote:

> ...thanks for the tips Jan. I'll design my revlet workflow accordingly -
> and check each specific add-ons for any signs of potential externals
> dependencies.
>
> On 24 Jan 2011, at 21:35, Jan Schenkel wrote:
>
> > --- On Mon, 1/24/11, Keith Clarke <keith.clarke at clarkeandclarke.co.uk>
> wrote:
> >> Thanks to Jaque and Lynn for the
> >> clarifications. I knew about the server-side revServer stack
> >> limitation but it's good to know that revlets support
> >> stacks, sub-stacks and multiple stacks.
> >>
> >> This corrects a misunderstanding I have held from early in
> >> my learning curve, when an add-on developer led me to
> >> believe that revlets didn't support stacks. :-((
> >>
> >> Still, I'm more than happy to be corrected on this, if it
> >> means I can start creating :-)
> >>
> >> So, how does one tell whether an add-on uses/requires the
> >> externals specification?
> >>
> >
> > Revlets support a mainstack with substacks - but not multiple separate
> stacks. In addition, Revlets cannot currently use multiple windows - though
> you can use 'go in the window of this stack' or multiple revlets on the same
> webpage to achieve most goals, this does complicate add-on support. Not to
> mention the security sandbox constraints.
> >
> > As for add-on externals requirements, that's harder to guess. Sometimes
> they rely on an external that ships with LiveCode (except on iOS, which
> currently has no externals support at all) - so it's best to look around the
> product website and send an email to the author if it's not clear.
> >
> > Jan Schenkel.
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