Web vs Native (was Re: HTML5 limitations?)

jonathandlynch at gmail.com jonathandlynch at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 15:06:59 CEST 2017


You are right, Hermann - did not mean that to be mean-spirited to my home country, which I actually rather love. 

My apologies.

I do think that "wait" can be useful sometimes, but not often.

I was just surprised at the effort they are taking to reproduce "wait" in HTML deployment.

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> On Jul 29, 2017, at 8:51 AM, hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> #wait
> I don't miss the "wait" handler in HTML5 and I wouldn't miss it in LC Script.
> I even don't know of any use case where "send in <time>" (which works perfectly
> in HTML5) isn't superior to "wait". Especially when connected to move/animation.
> 
> Also I don't miss "wait" in LC Builder. There OnTimer() is the superior
> 'substitute'.
> 
> @Jonathan
> And your 'syncing' skills, demonstrated several times, show that you dont need
> it. It's sometimes comfortable to write "wait 1 millisec with messages", but
> nothing more, it is not an essential command.
> 
>> Jonathan wrote:
>> Either I am misunderstanding, or the concept of what is difficult in Scotland
>> is shedloads harder than what we puny Americans think.
> 
> Jonathan, please think about such nasty national statements. There's no need
> for that.
> 
> 
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