Stacks whose names start with "rev"

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Oct 3 23:51:51 CEST 2018


Yeah, we plan to change the name for the next release in January. The 
author of each courseware title names its sections and he named this one 
"Revelation as Apocalypse". It's currently in use by this semester's 
students, but he's agreed to a different name for next semester.

The main thing I needed to know is whether there was an easier way to edit 
the stack than what we were doing. It seems there isn't. The edit was minor 
and was done via the message box. I think there's a bug in there somewhere 
but it isn't worth pursuing right now. The bizarre warning message was also 
particularly strange, and I'm curious where that came from.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On October 3, 2018 4:01:41 PM Kay C Lan via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 8:48 AM J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> The reason the stack name can't be changed is because the whole
>> multi-stack system uses the stack name for internal display in dozens of
>> places (glossaries, gradebooks, student notes, reading history, lookups,
>> etc.) and I'd have to add exceptions everywhere to accomodate just a
>> couple of problem names. We only want to do an occasional edit without
>> upsetting the whole IDE.
>>
> I appreciate that this will not solve 'the problem' but would solve
> your 'current problem'; why not give the stack the correct name "The
> Revelation" *. That way ALL your  glossaries, student notes and other
> references would show the correct title of the book. Please note there
> is no 's' at the end, and by adopting the correct name you may go some
> way in helping the students win trivia bets as to whether the last
> book of the Bible is called "Revelations".
>
> * At least in my copy of the King James Bible it's called "The
> Revelation - of St John the Divine"; other versions of the Bible may
> have colloquially translated that to Revelations.
>
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