Backwards compatibility or sanity? help

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Aug 20 18:57:46 EDT 2016


Monte Goulding wrote:

 >> On 21 Aug 2016, at 8:47 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
 >>
 >> The current behavior for Trevor's test is consistent with item
 >> counts. If we change it we open up that can of worms about
 >> delimiters all over again, and undo Mark's thinking on this.
 >
 > Yes the point is there’s a legacy of `is among` behaving differently
 > than other delimiter iterators. So I guess we need to determine if we
 > consider the change in behavior in LiveCode 8 a fix to a bug or a
 > regression to a behavior.

It would appear that the current behavior in v8 is a fix that addresses 
a previously anomalous handling of delimiters in the case of "is among".

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