Mysterious new MetaCard file

Richmond Mathewson richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 8 13:49:32 EDT 2017


The backgroundInformation still does not explain where or who this new 
file comes from.

Richmond.

On 7/8/17 8:44 pm, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> On 07/08/2017 10:39 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote:
>> I have just received a note that a new file has been uploaded to
>> the MetaCard Yahoo group:
>>
>> https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/MC_IDE/conversations/messages
>>
>> from an email address rdbar814 at sbcglobal.net
>>
>> This purports to be a new version of the mchome file . . .
>>
>> However I feel uncomfortable about it for a number of reasons:
>>
>> 1. Who is "rdbar814" ?
>>
>> 2. Why is there no adequate explanation as to what it really does, 
>> because as far as I know
>> there is no way to get metaCard running with an LC 8 or 9 engine?
>>
>> I have downloaded the ZIP file onto my Macintosh, but seriously wonder
>> about the wisdom of unzipping it.
>
> Well, I have to commend you on your caution.
> But here's the background information:
>
> http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=2051
>




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