Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon Aug 17 05:30:25 CEST 2015


I am surprised that anyone would expect a lot of coding help to rise out of
the LC community.  Sure there are a few who have experience in the lower
level languages, but my sole reason in choosing LC was for the English-like
syntax.  I don't know, nor do I want to learn C or Objective C or anything
else.  I started with HC, and it ends with LC for me.
On Aug 16, 2015 5:34 PM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:

> You're right. It was also it increase the user base, which it did
> considerably, so that LC would become better known and accepted generally.
> As you say, the move to open source was also meant to allow others to
> contribute to the engine so that fixes and new features would be
> incorporated more quickly. Unfortunately that hasn't been the case; except
> for a few skilled people (actually I can only think of two offhand) the
> community has not done much there.
>
> I've contributed a tiny little bit to fix an IDE bug but that's about as
> far as my own skills go.
>
>
> On 8/16/2015 3:07 PM, Roger Eller wrote:
>
>> In my opinion, it was to give it a chance to grow, by incorporating other
>> open tech, and also to just KEEP UP with the ever changing tech world
>> without consuming the inadequate resources of the mother ship.
>> On Aug 16, 2015 2:46 AM, "Terence Heaford" <t.heaford at icloud.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>> On 16 Aug 2015, at 07:42, Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> I thought THE objective of the KickStarter Campaign was to make LC Open
>>>> Source and Free to the Community. Wasn't that achieved? Everything else
>>>>
>>> was
>>>
>>>> just secondary but in support of that goal.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Can you give us your opinion as to why LC was made Open Source?
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> Terry
>>>
>>>
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