On Sat, Nov 11, 2017 at 03:49:45PM +0100, Alexander Burger wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2017 at 01:10:33PM +0100, Richard Z wrote:
> > it happened when I downloaded the zips with Firefox. I have no idea if I 
> > have
> > closed PilBox properly before, will try again. The first download (calc) 
> > went
> I see. In fact, I have not investigated what happes if a PIL.zip is pushed 
> into
> a running PilBox. Might be unpredictable, depending on whether the new files
> conflict with the (possibly running) old ones.
> Therefore, I recommend to always stop PilBox, then start it by clicking a new
> PIL.zip.

ok, seems reasonable anyway.
> > fine. Opening the second download which I think was "demo" with PilBox made
> > PilBox install it and now I had two app buttons to choose from. Hitting the
> > new one gave me an blank page with the text "not found" and no navigation
> > buttons at all.
> I saw this "not found" message (it is from the WebView component) 
> occasionally.
> The reason was usually that I started a new PilBox too quickly without the old
> one having enough time to clean up and terminate.
> BTW, you can find out the reason for a crash usually by starting new, going to
> the REPL, and typing
>    $ cat log-

didn't even realise this was a crash..

> > > However, I cannot observe any slow down-here, even after very many 
> > > clicks. I
> > > haven't tested on 32-bit hardware though. The emulator is up to 20 times 
> > > slower
> > > than the native binary, are you using the arm32.zip plugin?
> > 
> > yes, I am using the arm32 plugin and I suspect the "life" display is 
> > continuously
> > running in the background in hundreds of versions.
> I won't think so, as this animation is driven by JavaScript (the '(+Click 
> +Auto
> +Button) in "demo/fields.l"), which stops as soon as the browser leaves the
> page. Not sure what happens ...

you are right, after playing with it a bit more it seems to be the "canvas"
demo. Tapping it does seemingly nothing but afterwards everything is dead 


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