Nuts! Where did that go? WTH!

Klaus on-rev klaus at major.on-rev.com
Thu May 31 14:40:52 EDT 2012


Hi all,

Am 31.05.2012 um 20:35 schrieb Ken Corey:

> On 31/05/2012 18:06, dunbarx at aol.com wrote:
>> I am on a Mac, so I probably cannot help here, but know that this is
>> the worst report I have ever heard of. It is NOT usual. LC is very
>> stable. That said, no particular code construction or authoring
>> methodology should be at any particular risk.
> 
> Wow. I have to disagree fundamentally with this paragraph.

Yes!

> My LC on Mac crashes/locks up frequently.  

Yes!

But this seems only to happen in the IDE, the runtimes are rocksolid!

> The solution?  Cmd-S to save *EVERY* *SINGLE* *TIME* *YOU* *WANT* *TO* *TEST*.  Heck, do it if you're /thinking/ about testing.  Gads, do it every 5 minutes just because.
> Pretty soon, it becomes muscle memory, and you don't even need to think about it, you're just protected.
> Is it paranoia, or is it wisdom?  I'm not taking off my tin-foil hat long enough to find out.
>> Can you say exactly what it is that you were doing when the freeze
> happened? Were you in the debugger? You cannot make a button there, as
> this is not within the authoring part of the IDE. Were you in the
> dictionary? You combined several different environments in your description.
> 
> I've had the same experience as Mark.  You're neck-deep in your program, you're thinking about the future, about your variables, etc.  You're not paying attention to what made things crash.

Sometimes ist is just doubleclicking any object to open the "Inspector"!
Or just some other SIMPLE things that SHOULD NOT CRASH anything at all.

> Mark Weider was right: trust no one.

Sad, but true...

> -Ken

Best

Klaus

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