Strict is in; lax is out

me at jerrydaniels.com me at jerrydaniels.com
Mon Aug 22 16:30:10 EDT 2016


With builder the LC platform is becoming almost like a meta OS. Before it was great at the high an mid level. Now we get lower level and extensibility.

I felt the same way when CompileIt came along for HyperCard. Like then, I have no interest in foregoing LC scripting.

On Aug 22, 2016, 3:21 PM -0500, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>, wrote:
> Richmond wrote:
>
> > language: something that Livecode has inherited. Please do not chuck
> > that out.
>
> Nothing to worry about, Richmond. LiveCode Script and LiveCode Builder
> are different languages for different purposes.
>
> As an extensibility subsystem, LC Builder benefits from being more
> restrictive, hopefully one day compilable to machine language. Its role
> is as a replacement for things that might otherwise require C, not for
> things that would be done in LiveCode Script.
>
> As the main glue for brining components together and building apps,
> LiveCode Script will retain its essential flavor.
>
> --
> Richard Gaskin
> Fourth World Systems
> Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web
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