RELEASE: LiveCode 6.5.1 RC1
ben at runrev.com
Tue Dec 10 06:35:43 EST 2013
Thanks for the email.
6.5.x releases will all be maintenance releases to the 6.5 cycle.
6.5.1 in particular contains a number of fixes and a 'new feature' that is
to fix a bug in 6.5. Android users were unable to access all the pixels of
a device with the changes made in 6.5. This is a bug and the only way to
resolve it was to add the pixelscale property. In general, you'll see that
maintenance cycles only contain fixes, but on occasions you'll see new
features to fix issues.
I hope this helps.
On 7 December 2013 17:18, Mark Wieder <mwieder at ahsoftware.net> wrote:
> Saturday, December 7, 2013, 6:23:30 AM, you wrote:
> > OK, I have to ask this:
> > Why is the first release of 6.5.1 an RC release rather than a DP one?
> I think it's because 6.5.1 is a bug-fix release rather than new
> features added that would then need a test cycle before release. The
> one new added feature is a replacement for a buggy one in 6.5.0, and
> could therefore also count as a bug fix. The idea, I think, is to get
> the bug fixes out into a 6.5.1gm general release asap.
> -Mark Wieder
> ahsoftware at gmail.com
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