Stacks whose names start with "rev"

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Oct 9 21:12:02 CEST 2018


On 10/9/18 1:16 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
> If the cantEdit is false but the mode is reported as 2, that sounds like 
> an engine bug.

Probably not so much a bug as a design decision. The engine seems to 
enforce mode 2 if it thinks the stack is an IDE stack. But that does 
raise the question (again) on how the LC team works on those.

I'd like to see this convention removed, and have the engine check for a 
custom property or something similar. There are cases where a stack name 
does need to start with "rev", but even if it doesn't it is going to 
throw off new users. It's an artificial legacy limitation that doesn't 
have to exist.

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