LC >= 8 no more HC friendly?

Klaus major-k klaus at
Wed May 30 12:26:02 EDT 2018

Hi Mike,

> Am 30.05.2018 um 16:18 schrieb Mike Bonner via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Just curious, if you open with lc 5, and then save a copy as an lc stack,
> can you then open it with the later version?  (and do the usual "messages
> off" thing too of course)

sure, I'd be quite pissed if not! :-D

> On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 7:55 AM, Klaus major-k via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at> wrote:
>> Hi friends,
>> I am trying to open some old HyperCard stacks (thanks Jaqueline :-)
>> and LC 8.1.9, 8.1.10 and 9.0 immediately and silently CRASH without notice
>> after selecting hte file in hte open dialog, I only get the macOS crash
>> report.
>> Using LC 5.02, I can open the stacks without problem, except the usual
>> errors when opening a HC stack (using reserved words for variables etc.)
>> Any insights or hints?



Klaus Major
klaus at

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