Re: FTC beta 15 preview 24

I'll be happy to test it under 2008R2 when I can download 2008R2 from RS
website. Can you download it? I can't download it in any browsers. Is RS FTP
still alive?

Best regards,

Yoann

2008/5/23 John Callis <claritylegal@xxxxxxx>:

> I compiled under 2008r2. So, it's happening under 2008r2.
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> Thanks,
> John
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> On May 22, 2008, at 5:18 PM, Brendan Murphy wrote:
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>  John Callis wrote:
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>>> I am using RB 2006r2 (pro-registered), demo plugins of einhugur's.  When
>>> I move my cursor to a spot in the sample rtf file provided by True North and
>>> press Enter I get this error. I literally just compile the default code.
>>>
>>> Running the latest build also.
>>>
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>> I am working with Yoann and he is getting the same error (he is
>> using 2007r5). I wrote him and asked him to test with the FTC with
>> certain configurations and I am waiting for him to respond.
>>
>> I am not seeing this error and the reason I believe this the case
>> is because I think you guys are running on old releases of RB that
>> have the redim problem. In a previous release of the FTC I had a
>> workaround for the redim problem but after further investigation
>> the  workaround fails on Mac x86 platforms. So I had to drop the
>> workaround and wait for RS to fix the problem which they did in
>> 2008r2. I am not sure how far back the redim problem goes, but it
>> looks like the only solution is to upgrade to 2008r2. What I am
>> waiting on Yoann (or anybody else) is to confirm that the problem
>> goes away when you compile with 2008r2 in your specific
>> application. I know it does go away with the demo application.
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>> My official policy is to support the current release and one
>> release back. Currently that would be 2008r1 and r2. Since there
>> is no workaround for the corruption caused by the redim problem,
>> this forces me to say at this time that only 2008r2 and beyond are
>> supported. Based on the fact you are using 2006r2 says to me that
>> the redim problem goes a long ways back. It could be that there
>> are other problems at play in the older releases, but what you
>> guys need is a solution and for now that solution is to use
>> 2008r2. That is why I want to see confirmation from others so I
>> can tell you with confidence that this will do the trick for you.
>> If it doesn't work for you in 2008r2 and it does work for me, then
>> I have a head scratcher and we will proceed from there.
>>
>> The redim problem is a really nasty problem that can have real
>> subtle and hard to debug side affects. To me, that is enough
>> motivation to be on a release that is free from that defect.
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