Script Editor fixable? (was: Configuring a Sublime Text project to notify LiveCode IDE about updates to script only stacks)

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at
Wed Feb 22 11:28:04 EST 2017

I'm fine with a different editor, as long as it is "in the box".  I don't
want to be forced into adding components from other sites unless I choose
to, like plugins, etc.  The IDE should install as a complete thing (editor

2 cents.

On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:16 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Roger Eller wrote:
> > On Feb 21, 2017 9:28 PM, "Richard Gaskin via use-livecode" wrote:
> >
> >> It's always exciting to see new ground explored with inter-app
> >> communications, but with script editors I find myself wondering:
> >>
> >> Why not use LC's?
> >>
> >> If it's not on par with alternatives and for some reason can't be
> >> made to be on par, why don't we just ship LC with an appropriately-
> >> licensed editor, allow hooks like the ones discussed here for any
> >> other editor folks might want, and spend the development time we
> >> used to spend on LC's editor on other things?
> >
> > I'm not what you would call a power user, nor do I need an editor that
> > handles multiple languages and syntax coloring variations.  I like the
> > truly integrated LC editor just fine.  It is great to see users
> > providing options for those who need more than that.
> Options are good.  I'm wondering if perhaps we could embrace that more
> fully.
> The SE is a very expensive component to maintain.  If we could replace it
> with a third-party editor, and put a fraction of the time we used to spend
> maintaining and enhancing the SE into providing a mechanism to use any
> editor the user prefers, we'd have a better editor in the box and vast
> options for using other editors, and save development expense along the way.
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>  Fourth World Systems
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