Question for LCB FFI workshop attendees at upcoming conference

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Tue May 7 19:25:38 EDT 2019


On 5/7/19 4:06 PM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote:
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>> On 8 May 2019, at 2:36 am, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
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>> is just too unreadable, unmaintainable, and error-prone to deal with.
> 
> Yes it would probably be helpful to be able to write `h1024` and have it convert to and from a CArray type which could have an element type property (in this case UInt8) and a length property (1024) and bridge to a list of the element type and syntax to move to and from Data if necessary.

I'd prefer 1024h, but I'm good with either. I've rant^H^H^Hsuggested 
this several times, but it hasn't gone anywhere.

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> FWIW my talk which is on directly before Trevor’s workshop will be a whirlwind tour of LCB FFI so that anybody that feels they want a refresher/primer before entering the workshop can get one.

Cool. But <oh, no> it's opposite Ali's can't-miss morning talk. I need 
two of me... good thing these are getting recorded for later.

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  Mark Wieder
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