On the dangers of automated refactoring

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Tue Apr 13 15:32:18 EDT 2021

On 4/13/2021 2:39 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
> On 4/13/21 8:37 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
>> I find revRefactor (which adds a Refactoring sub-menu under the Edit 
>> menu of the IDE Script Editor) to be a tool that I personally would 
>> like to see better integrated into the IDE.
> Paul - thanks for the kind words there.
> I took most of your advice and updated the latest build to both github 
> and the LiveCodeShare/Online/Sample Stacks... whatever that thing's 
> called.
> There's now a busy cursor for the Find Orphans feature since it's 
> nested repeat loops, and there's a menu item added to the Help menu 
> with some minimal help text to jog your memory. I did stop short of 
> making it a new menu (vs menuItem)... I think it's more properly a 
> subset of the Edit functions, but if you want to play around with it I 
> think you'd have to modify the revMenuBar stack. Open to any other 
> suggestions.
> And it's MIT-licensed, by the way, so anyone can feel free to do what 
> they want with it.
> https://github.com/mwieder/revRefactor

Wow! Thanks! A terrific tool by the way - and not to deprive any of the 
huge credit you deserve, but features such as your tool are things I 
would expect from the IDE of a "business" edition of LC, hence my 
thought LC, LTD make an arrangement with you to include it in the IDE as 

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