horizontal and vertical scrolling

Peter Brigham MD pmbrig at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 13:54:13 CDT 2011


I'm a nerd and proud of it. My daughter once got me a button that read "I was cool before uncool was cool." (Actually, before all that I really was cool. But never to my daughter...)

-- Peter

Peter M. Brigham
pmbrig at gmail.com
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On Jun 16, 2011, at 2:49 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:

> On 06/16/2011 09:43 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> You all realize how completely odd this line of humor would seem to someone who was not a nerd.... erm excuse me, a Professional Software Developer?
> 
> Umm; well, nobody around these parts would admit to being a nerd would they?
> 
> I have yet to become a Professional Software Developer . . . . . . .   :\
> 
>> Bob
>> 
>> 
>> On Jun 16, 2011, at 11:13 AM, Keith Clarke wrote:
>> 
>>> ...sure they'd use LiveCode but it's ridiculous to just blindly assume that they'd have hands! ;-)
>>> Best,
>>> Keith..
>>> 
>>> On 16 Jun 2011, at 19:03, Peter Brigham MD wrote:
>>> 
>>>> But when we finally make contact with another intelligent species, will we discover that all their cards are right-handed? (It goes with out saying that such a species will necessarily be using LiveCode.) If so, then importing any of their cards might result in the stack disappearing in a flash of high-energy photons.... That problem will be one of the knottiest the LC development team has had to tackle.
>>>> 
>>>> -- Peter
>>>> 
>>>> Peter M. Brigham
>>>> pmbrig at gmail.com
>>>> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Jun 16, 2011, at 1:07 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> So you think that card creation would be racemic in nature? As many left handed cards as right handed? But surely someone would soon come up with a plugin that ensured an optically pure creation of new cards. Then we would be back to where we are now, purely left handed cards, as it should be.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Bob
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Jun 15, 2011, at 11:08 PM, Keith Clarke wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> ...a kind of quantum scrolling/fixed duality inherent in cards, so we can know it's state by inserting an object - Shrödinger's card?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> But then 50% of cards would be created with a scrollbar - unless of course, these are all non-local, sitting in the anti-stack that can't be accessed because it's in the>90% of dark code that fills all hard drives.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> That would explain the rumour that Time Machine was originally going to be called Space-Time Machine, but I'll resist considering why Parallels is really called that and instead, get some coffee! ;-)
>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>> Keith..
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 16 Jun 2011, at 05:44, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thomas McGrath III wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> Although, I suppose if you could group a card then you could scroll a card.
>>>>>>> Actually, I believe empty cards do scroll.  ;)
>>> 
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