Standalones on el Capitan?

RM richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sun May 1 11:16:14 CEST 2016



On 1.05.2016 11:45, Erik Beugelaar wrote:
> I have a feeling that this thread will end up in a very long one again...

I suppose it will.

I am not going to write any more on this as my initial message said all 
I have to say on it.

R.

>
> The only point I will make is the fact to deploy only on IOS then $999 is a
> lot for the so called "Hobby brigade" or the "Poor boys".
>
> A lot about this issue has already been said on
> http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=26710&p=141462&hilit=licensin
> g#p141462
>
> Regards,
> Erik
>
> Sent from solidit
>
>
>   
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf
> Of RM
> Sent: zondag 1 mei 2016 09:41
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject: Re: Standalones on el Capitan?
>
> Please do not mention my roof: I was up there after a few really violent
> April showers messing around with a blow torch on the tar-paper - and I'm
> scared of heights.
>
> Nobody is going to spin me the vast amount required to RENT Livecode
> Commercial.
>
> AND I really DON'T want to RENT anything: I want to buy a commercial version
> that will stand me in as good stead as LC 4.5 IS still doing.
>
> So, let's turn this from a discussion about Richmond's roof to one about how
> the Livecode folk imagine they are going to get the "Hobby brigade"
> and the "Poor boys"
> to buy/rent any type of Livecode other than the Free version at the current
> prices they are asking . . . .
>
> Let's also have a "chew" about rental versus ownership.
>
> There have been some rumblings, but I don't think this has ever been really
> addressed fully.
>
> I wonder if by doing 2 things almost at the same time:
>
> 1. Producing an Open Source, Free version.
>
> 2. Hiking the price of the commercial version sky-high.
>
> Livecode won't end up doing something which they probably did not intend.
>
> I thought (and, hey, I've been wrong many times) that they general idea was
> that developers who might want to protect code developed using the Free
> version might be prepared to buy/rent the protected version.
>
> However, a very large number of developers may not be pulling in the money
> at a sufficient rate for the to feel comfortable to shell out the high price
> of a commercial version.
>
> This argument begins to resemble the one I banged on about for ages in the
> DreamCard days . . .
>
> Richmond.
>
> On 1.05.2016 06:09, Kay C Lan wrote:
>> As Richard and Paul have said plus, you've got more to worry about
>> than just converting numToChar to numToCodePoint as per your other post.
>>
>> Just minutes ago I received a quote of the day email from my uncle
>> that
>> said:
>>
>> Fix the roof whilst the sun is shining.
>>
>> So to rephrase Richard and Paul: 4.5's sunny days are well and truly
>> over, the storm clouds are brewing, the barometric pressure continues
>> to fall and it's already started drizzling! It's your choice as to
>> when you fix the roof.
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