Richmond richmondmathewson at
Wed Oct 7 06:26:00 EDT 2015

On 07/10/15 10:44, Peter TB Brett wrote:
> On 2015-10-07 08:37, Richmond wrote:
>> On 07/10/15 02:45, Peter Haworth wrote:
>>> Thanks.  I believe the plugin problem was discovered in LC8 dp5 so 
>>> sounds
>>> like will be OK in dp6.
>> Back to the Future: we currently have a DP7 build:
>> "We’ll aim to continuously build LiveCode 8.0.0-dp-7 candidates, and
>> make them available for you to download. No need to wait and wait for
>> your bug to be fixed – just make sure that you’re always working from
>> the latest version"
>> Usual exaggeration: exactly 2 builds: 
> Believe me, we were continuously building.  Or builds 2-3 hours to 
> complete.  We made about 7 builds; 5 of them had serious bugs in them, 
> and we decided that it wouldn't be a good idea to make them public.

Aha. That's interesting.

> The live builds were actually very useful during the Global Jam. We 
> were able to confirm with people who'd reported bugs that our fixes 
> actually worked for them.  Totally worthwhile, in my opinion.  It also 
> reinforced that we do need to increase the level of automation in our 
> testing and releasing process.
> Even 6 months ago, it was taking us *2 days* to do a single build and 
> release.  We've come a long way since then, wouldn't you agree?
> We're just kicking of the final 8.0.0-dp-7 release build, and if it 
> passes our full QA tests we'll be releasing it today.
>                                 Peter

Should be good to see it and see what has changed.


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