And if for #5, if I just want to keep using the LC built-in editor because I am comfortable using it, then I would hope it still exists. I guess like metacard, it would branch into it's own open-source thing, maintained by those who want it.
On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:07 AM, Mike Kerner via use-livecode < email@example.com> wrote: > Other reasons to think about an external editor: > 1) Code folding > 2) Visual markers for structures (vertical lines that connect the beginning > and end of a control structure, making it easy to see) > 3) Larger community, therefore more people to work on it, make suggestions, > etc. > 3a) Maybe, eventually, the development team doesn't have to worry about the > SE, any more, at all. > 4) Why is having an integrated editor important, if your edits made via an > external editor take effect immediately? If we didn't need the L server > hack to get live edits, we could use any editor. > 5) Choose the editor you want, for whatever reason you want it. > 6) And if you're using Git or some other code repo tool, > ...a) Less need to carefully mark changes in your code so you can track > them because the tool does that for you. You can see all the changes that > have happened in a particular handler, and you can see all the changes that > go with a particular version across handlers. > ...b) Undo, and undo from several months ago > _______________________________________________ > 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