LiveCode 7.0.3: a new meme

Dave Kilroy dave at
Thu Feb 26 19:33:23 EST 2015

Quick follow-up - my same prototype app that takes FIFTEEN SECONDS to launch
on iOS opens instantly on Android lollipop (or at least so quick I perceive
it as instantly)

Kind regards


Dave Kilroy wrote
> Hi Richard
> There are various bugs in 6.7 and 7 that concern me (all of which I can
> deal with through various kludges) - what I apparently don't have any
> control over and which is much more serious is the long amount of time it
> takes apps built with 6.7 or 7 to launch on iOS
> Please see for details -
> as I say in one of my comments - for me (and I should think all developers
> building for iOS) - this is high priority.
> <start of rant>
> In my test 'hello world' stack I recorded 6.7 and 7 being FOUR TIMES
> slower to launch than the same app built with 6.6.5 - and in one of my
> current prototypes I recorded a pause which was SEVEN TIMES SLOWER
> resulting in a pause of FIFTEEN SECONDS before the splash screen was
> exited.
> If this issue can't be fixed soon can we at least have some discussion
> about how best to mitigate it? The current attitude seems to be something
> like "yes it's unfortunate but you'll just have to wait 
> <until some unspecified time in the future>
> "
> Thank you for listening 
> <end of rant>
> Kind regards
> Dave
> Richard Gaskin wrote
>> If you have any other concerns about migrating your work to v7, let me 
>> know.  Probably best to discuss them here so we can all benefit, but if 
>> it's a sensitive issue you can send me an email if you prefer and I'll 
>> do my best to reply quickly.

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