Brainstorm: Script Editor

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Re: Brainstorm: Script Editor

Postby mwieder » Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:21 pm

Mikey - yeah, reference counting would be easy to implement. What wouldn't work is the discrepancy between nesting comments and the current mechanism where you can change the start of a block comment by adding a "/*' tag before a current "/*" tag to add previous lines into a commented block. The two things can't exist in the same ecosystem, and current scripts would break if there were unpaired comment flags like that.
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Re: Brainstorm: Script Editor

Postby Mikey » Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:34 pm

I get it, that's why it's a wishlist and not a "WE'RE DOING THIS" list. I would rather not have the functionality at all rather than add (**), because soon after we'd have (*-*) or (*.*) or (*_*) or worst of all (*|*). However, it is a brand-new universe of LC with 8, so it could be time to break a few eggs, maybe...
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Re: Brainstorm: Script Editor

Postby mwieder » Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:42 pm

LOL
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