LC8 IDE publish-and-subscribe

Ali Lloyd ali.lloyd at
Fri Aug 28 23:29:03 CEST 2015

Originally we had the check to prevent us making typos and such. As I have
previously said, it is exactly designed to be extensible. Once 8.0 reaches
GM, you can rely on that handler being a no-op.

If you have any suggestions about improvements to the system it would be
good to hear them. I think at the moment there is a slight lack of
flexibility in terms of the info that can be returned along with the

On Fri, 28 Aug 2015 at 18:04, Mark <mwieder at> wrote:

> The new LC8 IDE implements the publish-and-subscribe pattern,
> but it looks like it isn't designed to be extensible. It's extensible
> right now because revIDEMessageIsValid() always returns true.
> Q: assuming that the validity check was an interim test to make sure
> the IDE didn't fall on its face, can we rely on this mechanism as a way
> to register callback events in the IDE, and thus extend and modify
> the IDE?
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>  Mark Wieder
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