[EOL] glx2 script editor

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Wed May 4 17:23:04 CEST 2016


That was one of the things I was thinking we should be talking about, now
that 8 is here, getting GLX features into SE.  Clairvoyance, folding,
better theming, versioning, etc. would all be welcome.

On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 11:19 AM, Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com>
wrote:

> Thanks for all the hard work you put into this product. I have benefited
> greatly from using this product, especially the clairvoyance feature, which
> would be a great addition to the LC script editor. LC devs would be well
> advised to look into some of the features in GLX2 and incorporate them.
>
> Bob S
>
>
> > On May 4, 2016, at 08:00 , Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:
> >
> > Now that LC8 is out I'm offically announcing an end-of-life for the glx2
> script editor.
> >
> > There is an LC bug that renders glx2 unusable on linux - it still works
> fine on osx, and as far as I know, on Windows, although I haven't bothered
> testing that. There's really no incentive for the LiveCode team to fix the
> bug, as it so far only has an impact on the script editor, and only on
> linux. I do appreciate the time the team has put into trying to fix it so
> far, but the ROI isn't there to narrow this down.
> >
> > http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=15617
> > http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=16880
> >
> > The glx2 script editor is still available online at
> >
> > https://bitbucket.org/mwieder/glx2/downloads
> >
> > and will continue to be there. I'm not getting rid of it, I'm just not
> working on it any more. Linux is my main operating system, and has been for
> some years now. If I can't use tools, especially code that I've written
> myself, then there's no point in maintaining them. The latest version is
> GLX2_Code19_beta7.zip. I had hoped this bug would be fixed so that I could
> release a real version 19, but that's something that has to be done at the
> engine level, not from a scripted level.
> >
> > Feel free to grab the script editor, use it on other operating systems,
> do what you want with the open-source code, etc. Have fun, don't hurt
> yourselves, look both ways when crossing the street.
> >
> > --
> > Mark Wieder
> > ahsoftware at gmail.com
> >
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