[ANN] Release 9.0.0 DP-5

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu Feb 23 17:13:02 EST 2017


I'm drooling.  I once told Kevin that about half of the lines of code in my
mobile apps wind up being debugging code (granted the end up being
commented out, eventually, but I digress).  The biggest issue on mobile has
always been debugging.  I even have a debugging library that I have added
to all my mobiles to help me figure out what is going on when something
doesn't work.  The silent fails dog me even now.  This...this is going to
make the debugging task a lot easier.

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 4:59 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> First of all this is a Developer Preview. Note the, "This is not a stable
> release" disclaimer. Consider also that some may be unwilling to move to
> version 9 until such a time as they feel confident that most of the issues
> have been shaken out of it. I am one of these.
>
> Do you suggest that all development and improvement for version 8 and that
> we all wait for certain bugs to be addressed in the next major release?
> That would be unfortunate. Already since the earlier versions of 8, there
> have been marked improvements and bug fixes, such as much faster search
> times and an order of magnitude faster Build times.
>
> So long as version 8 is supported, I think we can expect (and be thankful)
> that the LC dev team is constantly improving. And also, I suspect that any
> new features introduced and bugs squashed in 8 are also being rolled into
> 9. It's not an either or proposition.
>
> Bob S
>
>
> > On Feb 23, 2017, at 13:35 , Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > I'm behind here in the overview:
> >
> > Why even continue in 8.*   ?
> >
> > What issues are there with 9.* that would make it advisable not to try
> it for production?
> >
> > BR
>
>
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