IDE oddities (was Re: Error Messages Are Evil)

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu May 15 15:22:41 EDT 2014


Richard is heading up this effort.  It is being discussed in another
thread.  Volunteers have been...volunteering.


On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 2:40 PM, Charles E Buchwald <charles at buchwald.ca>wrote:

> OK, so what do we have to do, as a community of users, to get RevOnline
> working again? This seems like a good way to encourage and coordinate
> community participation. Particularly so because we are talking about LC
> code, outside of the GitHub ecosystem, and outside of the IDE. And because
> it's been broken, or at least hobbled, for quite a while.
>
> How about we take a modest plan to the mothership. Perhaps the mothership
> could appropriately anoint an individual or small team to shepherd a new
> version of RevOnline? Someone to oversee code integration? This could even
> serve as a model for further non-GitHub-based community participation....
>
> Richard Gaskin: what's your perspective on this as community liaison?
>
> Other list members: any volunteers?
>
> - Charles
>
> On 15 May 2014, at 1:01 PM, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>
> > Charles,
> > I was not aware of your add-on.  Your add-on, like numerous other
> add-ons,
> > have not made it to the collective consciousness, yet.  That's exactly
> why
> > we're talking about taking the revOnline project broader and trying to
> get
> > it organized and improved, so that it becomes a catalog of everything you
> > might want for LC, all in one place.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 11:57 AM, Charles E Buchwald <
> charles at buchwald.ca>wrote:
> >
> >> Mike, this is the part that I don't get about open source... yet. I
> guess
> >> we don't have the community structures to handle it.
> >>
> >> I mean, I've made that (free) plugin to handle this specific problem.
> >> "lcMover" moves stacks/windows around, whether they are off-screen or
> not.
> >> I even added an option recently to specifically move off-screen stacks
> back
> >> on-screen. (Not posted quite yet... on the way.)
> >> Isn't the whole open source idea that I could contribute some code for
> >> that to the IDE? Preferably without having to write it in C++?
> >>
> >> Since GitHub doesn't work for this, will we eventually have designated
> >> community members to shepherd the integration of code or features like
> >> this? That is, a community mechanism for addressing "IDE oddities"?
> >>
> >> - Charles
>
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