Open Source Kickstarter Report Card (Updated)

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Tue Aug 18 13:59:35 CEST 2015


You'd think that a software company would make the dictionary available as
a searchable e-book too, if not an actual mobile app for all supported
platforms, and made with LiveCode itself.
On Aug 18, 2015 3:22 AM, "Peter W A Wood" <peterwawood at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> LIVECODE KICKSTARTER REPORT CARD -Version 4
>
> The first thing to note is that LiveCode Ltd has open-sourced LiveCode
> under the GPL licence. It is freely accessible on Github.
>
> The second thing to note is that the majority of the Kickstarter rewards
> have been delivered. Only delivery of printed copies of a new updated
> dictionary after final Kickstarter project delivery remains to be completed.
>
> There seems to have been three other major deliverables promised in the
> main campaign:
>
> Deliverable                                             Status
> Re-engineer the whole platform                  Completed
> A new technology: “Open Language”               Early alpha of the
> pre-requisite LiveCode Builder released (LiveCode 8.0)
>                                                                 Open
> Language will be in a release after LiveCode 8.0
> A new visual editor                                     Early alpha
> released (LiveCode 8.0)
>
> There were a number of deliverables promised through stretch goals which
> were met:
>
> Deliverable                                             Status
> Resolution Independence                         Completed
> Pluggable Themes                                        Pluggable Themes
> will be in a release after LiveCode 8.0
> Cocoa                                                   Completed
> Physics Engine                                          Physics Engine
> will be in a release after LiveCode 8.0
> Windows/Phone 8 Theme                           Windows/Phone 8 Theme will
> be in a release after LiveCode 8.0
> Vector Shape Object                                     Vector Shape
> Object will be in a release after LiveCode 8.0
> Reworked Multimedia Support
>         New Player                                      Completed on OS X.
> Windows in release LiveCode 8.0. Linux ???
>         Multi Channel Sound                             OS X : Linux :
> Windows ???
>         Sound Recording                         ???
> New Browser Control                                     OS X, Windows
> completed. Linux with LiveCode 8.0
>
> I’d appreciate if somebody could let me know the status of the items about
> which I’m unclear and any mistakes I have made.
>
> Regards
>
> Peter
>
>
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