"Error description: set: license limit exceeded"

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 16:19:06 EDT 2016


That's a bit semantically slithery . . .

Richmond.

On 15.06.2016 23:16, Dar Scott wrote:
> The function should stick around for a little bit because some old scripts might still check.
>
> The generation of the error is strange, though--that may indicate a need for some snipping.  I suspect there is a check that never succeeds, but never has somehow occurred.
>
> Just for fun:
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deprecation
>
>
>> On Jun 15, 2016, at 2:04 PM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Deprecated doesn't mean removed.  In this case, it looks like the code is
>> still there, but limits set to 0 (IE infinite)  Kinda surprised the code is
>> still there though, doesn't seem like it would be needed for backwards
>> compatability. Of course excising it would (probably?) be far more than a
>> just a snip snip snip.
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1:42 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> That's interesting; putting "put the scriptLimits" into the Message Box of
>>> LC 8.0.01 Indy yields 0,0,0,0.
>>>
>>> I *wonder why* the documentation says "deprecated"?
>>>
>>> Richmond.
>>>
>>> On 15.06.2016 22:20, Dar Scott wrote:
>>>
>>>> the scriptLimits()
>>>>
>>>> I think you should still be able to put it, just drop 'the' or the
>>>> parentheses.
>>>>
>>> Why does this sound vaguely 'porno'?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> On Jun 15, 2016, at 1:15 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> So, (swank, swank) I opened up LC 8.0.1 Indy and typed "put the" into the
>>>>> Message box, then copy-pasted "scriptLimits()" across from your message,
>>>>> at which point the Message box contained this:
>>>>>
>>>>> put the ÿþ
>>>>>
>>>>> I was unable to DELETE anything in the Message Box.
>>>>>
>>>>> which is both odd and problematic.
>>>>>
>>>>> So, stopping trying to be clever (!) I typed "put the scriptLimits()"
>>>>> into the Message box and got:
>>>>>
>>>>> Script compile error:
>>>>> Error description: Handler: bad command
>>>>>
>>>>> which is also not much use.
>>>>>
>>>>> I then opened LC 7.1.4 (because the Dictionary in Livecode 8.0.1 64-bit
>>>>> Linux is a non-starter)
>>>>> and looked up "scriptLimits()" and read:
>>>>>
>>>>> Deprecated in Livecode 6.7.
>>>>>
>>>>> At which point I felt bl**dy silly that I didn't check that first.
>>>>>
>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 15.06.2016 21:35, Dar Scott wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I would very much like to be Indy disqualified.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As to the error, it seems it has come up a few times in discussions
>>>>>> over the years.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Because of the word 'set', it feels like it has to do with too many
>>>>>> lines in a script that is set in a standalone.  But, I thought those limits
>>>>>> had been removed.  Just it case, scriptLimits() can be checked.  It should
>>>>>> be 0,0,0,0.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dar
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Jun 15, 2016, at 12:23 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Your income has probably just exceeded $500,000; after all, the Indy
>>>>>>> version of Livecode
>>>>>>> has a built-in income detector :P
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Richmond.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 15.06.2016 21:19, Dr. Hawkins wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I am getting this error message.  This should not be happening on an
>>>>>>>> indy
>>>>>>>> license with more than a year left.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> For that matter, I have no idea what it means:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Error description: set: license limit exceeded
>>>>>>>>
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