"LiveCode Infinity": lexically-scoped variables and bytecode blocks

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Tue Jun 7 20:27:07 CEST 2016


I respectfully disagree.

On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 1:27 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 8:51 AM, Peter TB Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Lexically-scoped variables are completely incompatible with the current
> > execution model of LiveCode Script.  If you changed it, it would be from
> > many perspectives a different language.
> >
>
> So are things such as strict compilation, case dependency, and the like
> (which I think should be defaults, but . . .).
>
> I do see lexical scope, named control structures, and the availability of
> strong typing as absolutely critical for the longterm (even to the level of
> being a a go/nogo issue).
>
>
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