Catch a Glimpse of HTML5!

Ralph DiMola rdimola at
Fri Jul 17 01:02:31 EDT 2015

I wrote user i/o for FP numbers on a custom super computer. I took care of every case I could imagine...11, 1.23, 1. E-10, 33 e2, 000.0001.... The person I demoed it for typed "+0". The entire super computer crashed faster than......

Ralph DiMola
IT Director
Evergreen Information Services
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-----Original Message-----
From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at] On Behalf Of Jerry Jensen
Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:14 PM
To: How to use LiveCode
Subject: Re: Catch a Glimpse of HTML5!

> On Jul 16, 2015, at 6:46 PM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at> wrote:
> Jana Doughty <jana.doughty at ...> writes:
>> We have a preview of HTML5 Deployment and two demos to share with you!
> Wow.
> A calculator on a website.
> Welcome to 1995, folks.

In the ’70’s in Seattle (and maybe other places), somebody marketed “telecalc”, a service that would make your touch-tone phone into a speaking calculator. It didn’t last long. Just for grins, I divided by 0 and it hung up the phone.

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