Strict is in; lax is out

me at jerrydaniels.com me at jerrydaniels.com
Mon Aug 22 16:39:42 EDT 2016


Exactly, Mike. I remembered the exclamation mark. But I was exercising my laxness.

On Aug 22, 2016, 3:36 PM -0500, Mike Kerner <MikeKerner at roadrunner.com>, wrote:
> I was going to mention CompileIt! and Double-XX!, as well (you forgot the
> exclamation points). I wasn't overjoyed with the restrictions, but I was
> at not having to use Think C to make externals, any more.
>
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 4:30 PM, <me at jerrydaniels.com> wrote:
>
> > 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.
> > >
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