Release 8.0 DP 14
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Fri Feb 5 23:08:47 CET 2016
Monte Goulding wrote:
> That may be easier said than done considering as far as I can tell
> from following progress at the moment there's no IDE only team.
> Instead there appears to be variable degrees of input between the
> engine and the IDE from the whole team. While it's relatively easy to
> do what you are suggesting for IDE only if you are jumping between
> LiveCode and C++ IDEs it might be a significant hit to productivity.
> It might be easier to designate platform specialists on the team and
> ensure the platform specialists spend a solid chunk of the week on
> the IDE.
Given current team composition that may be as good as it gets.
> The other side of this issue of course is that OS X can test 4 out of
> 6 platforms while Windows and Linux can test 3.
OS X won't run the VM and test LC on Windows by itself. :)
If the nature of the work requires dependency on a single OS that's
understandable, but as long as Windows is the unquestionably dominant
desktop OS by some means or another more time needs to be spent in it
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