lcVCS in the LC Forums

Phil Jimmieson phil at
Thu Aug 13 12:26:27 CEST 2015

How about a Kickstarter effort for it? (or something similar)

On 13 Aug 2015, at 11:21, Paul Richards <paul at> wrote:

> + 1 ! 
> I also think there might be a few more on here that would be willing to contribute to the lcVCS ! 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf Of Richmond
> Sent: 13 August 2015 11:20
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at>
> Subject: Re: lcVCS in the LC Forums
> On 13/08/15 13:16, Monte Goulding wrote:
>> Woah… folks I’m a bit tired and forgot to check if that was a private 
>> email… sorry for airing my dirty laundry
> Hey: we all have dirty laundry of some sort, and we all manage to leak it out, unwittingly, onto the internet sooner or later - and yours is not nearly as dirty as some I have seen.
> It also proves interesting reading :)
> Richmond.
> I would also like to say how much I feel for you over your bereavement.
>>> On 13 Aug 2015, at 8:14 pm, Monte Goulding <monte at> wrote:
>>> Hi Todd
>>> There’s a bit of a story here. Towards the end of 2013 I lined up 
>>> with Kevin to sell him the IP for $10k so lcVCS and my IDE 
>>> integration could be rolled into the IDE. After some discussions I 
>>> managed to convince him that it should be in both community and 
>>> commercial IDEs. Then in January 2014 we had a stillborn baby and the 
>>> next 6 months went down the tube. I did the bare minimum to keep my 
>>> clients ticking over and didn’t do anything about lcVCS for Kevin. So 
>>> later that year they contacted me saying they would do their own 
>>> in-house. Now it appears they half did it and then dropped it…
>>> So my position is I’m now more aware that I was taking on too much 
>>> work for little return in the LC community (I started lcVCS just to 
>>> get it done not to build and sell to Kevin) and while I enjoy that I 
>>> really need to be either earning money or spending time with the 
>>> family these days. At least most of the time. I usually put in more 
>>> to mergExt than I get out… So there you have it. I’d love to pick it 
>>> up again and run with it but at least partial funding probably needs 
>>> to be in place before I can do that. If you’re keen to help with that 
>>> then I’m keen too ;-)
>>> Cheers
>>> Monte
>>>> On 13 Aug 2015, at 6:11 pm, Todd Fabacher <tfabacher at> wrote:
>>>> Hi Monte,
>>>> If you are looking for tech and money support then lets talk, I am 
>>>> happy to help with both. I agree with Richard that this is HUGE and 
>>>> needs to be available.
>>>> --Todd
>>>> _______________________________________________

Phil Jimmieson  phil at  (UK) 0151 795 4236  
Computer Science Dept., Liverpool University, Ashton Building, Ashton Street
Liverpool L69 3BX    
I used to sit on a special medical board... ...but now I use this ointment.

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