I'm fine with a different editor, as long as it is "in the box". I don't want to be forced into adding components from other sites unless I choose to, like plugins, etc. The IDE should install as a complete thing (editor included).
2 cents. ~Roger On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 11:16 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode < email@example.com> wrote: > Roger Eller wrote: > > > On Feb 21, 2017 9:28 PM, "Richard Gaskin via use-livecode" wrote: > > > >> It's always exciting to see new ground explored with inter-app > >> communications, but with script editors I find myself wondering: > >> > >> Why not use LC's? > >> > >> If it's not on par with alternatives and for some reason can't be > >> made to be on par, why don't we just ship LC with an appropriately- > >> licensed editor, allow hooks like the ones discussed here for any > >> other editor folks might want, and spend the development time we > >> used to spend on LC's editor on other things? > > > > I'm not what you would call a power user, nor do I need an editor that > > handles multiple languages and syntax coloring variations. I like the > > truly integrated LC editor just fine. It is great to see users > > providing options for those who need more than that. > > Options are good. I'm wondering if perhaps we could embrace that more > fully. > > The SE is a very expensive component to maintain. If we could replace it > with a third-party editor, and put a fraction of the time we used to spend > maintaining and enhancing the SE into providing a mechanism to use any > editor the user prefers, we'd have a better editor in the box and vast > options for using other editors, and save development expense along the way. > > -- > Richard Gaskin > Fourth World Systems > Software Design and Development for the Desktop, Mobile, and the Web > ____________________________________________________________________ > ambassa...@fourthworld.com http://www.FourthWorld.com > > _______________________________________________ > use-livecode mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your > subscription preferences: > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode > _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode