[OT] Want to help build a new HyperCard

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Thu May 19 15:07:14 CEST 2016


That has already been discussed over in the forums.

They should not be worrying about building a new Hypercard;
they should just work out how to do a sort of Metacard" front-end for 
Livecode.

Mind you, the kids I teach Livecode to don't seem to have problems
with the LC 7.0 interface.

Richmond.

On 19/05/16 15:29, Colin Holgate wrote:
> As you will have read, the people involved find the LiveCode UI to be more complicated than it needs to be for most users. If LiveCode had ‘set the userlevel to 1’, etc, they would be more happy.
>
>
>> On May 19, 2016, at 6:08 AM, RM <richmondmathewson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Over on the Yahoo group "Discussion Group for Hypercard" there is this topic.
>>
>> This seems to be a seasonal phenomenon, which never comes to much, and I cannot
>> help wondering why it keeps coming up.
>>
>> One thing that does cross my mind is that maybe (?) some of these people haven't heard about
>> Livecode. But that does seem a bit odd.
>>
>> "New" Hypercard has been "done" at least twice: Supercard and Metacard-LiveCode.
>>
>> As Livecode is now available in a Community (as is 'free') version I cannot see any possible reason
>> why someone might wish to create Hypercard; especially as Livecode contains a super-set of the features offered
>> by Hypercard (I sometimes think of Hypercard as 5% Livecode).
>>
>> I think that 'We' (that's another word that can be discussed at length) ought to be thumping our
>> tubs a lot more!
>>
>> Richmond.
>>
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