The Detailed and Long files

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Mon Dec 11 12:06:37 EST 2017


On 12/11/2017 08:59 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:

> No - see http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=3210

Awesome.

> My general feeling is that the english-like syntax *should* be:
> 
>    the [detailed] files of folder <folder>
> 
> i.e. 'the files' is a property of a pseudo-folder object

Point taken. Thanks - that was me typing without being sufficiently 
caffeinated. I did indeed mean "of folder <folder>"

> However, we don't currently have the parsing infrastructure for that 
> (although I think Ali did some experimental work towards it quite a 
> while ago) - hence why we currently have *just* the function form for 
> files/folders with specified folder.

That's excellent news.

-- 
  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at gmail.com




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