Open Source Kickstarter Report Card

Paul Dupuis paul at
Mon Aug 17 16:55:08 CEST 2015

On 8/17/2015 10:47 AM, Richmond wrote:
> On 17/08/15 17:40, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> RunRevPlanet wrote:
>>> Thank you Richmond:
>>>> OH! Where is the unified IDE that was waved around
>>>> during the Kickstarter thing, and doesn't seem to
>>>> have come up on the 'Report Card'?
>>> During the Kickstarter Campaign it quite plainly says under the
>>> heading of, What
>>> is your money going toward?
>>> "We will introduce a new visual editor designed around today’s
>>> usability
>>> standards."
>>> And then under the next heading of, Technical Summary of Kickstarter
>>> Deliverables:
>>> "Create a new, beautiful graphical front-end for building your apps"
>>> Of all the goals in the Kickstarter project, this was *the* one that
>>> appealed to
>>> me the most.
>> Why?
> Having pointed out the new front-end I should perhaps state that I am
> 100%
> happy with the current one, and would be extremely disappointed if a
> new front-end were produced
> that did not allow users to choose the previous one as an option.
> The 'problem' is that that was a Kickstarter goal which has not
> materialised and appears to have been
> swept under the carpet.

Irrespective of things taking longer that forecast (or desired), if I
recall correctly, one of the prerequisites of the "new IDE" was the
ability to display a stack in a area in another stack and this engine
feature will only be available in the LC 8 series.

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