Number: 64

Date: 17-Mar-84  0':05':41

Submitter: Sannella.PA


Subject: AR.SHOW viewer for Lisp ARs

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Status: Closed


Problem Type: Documentation

Impact: Minor

Difficulty: Easy

Frequency: Everytime

Priority: Perhaps

System: Other Software

Subsystem: Other



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["Sannella.PA" "22-Aug-84 17':47':35" Attn': Status':(Fixed->Closed)]

Description: '
Date': 13 Mar 84 17':42 PST'
Subject': AREDIT': dumb but marginally useful AR viewer from Lisp'
To': LispFriends↑, 1100Support.pasa'
reply-to': LispSupport'
As many of you know, we are going to try to keep Interlisp-D bug reports, request for features, etc. in a database. We''re initially using the "Adobe" system which was developed by SDD to keep track of bug reports for Mesa/Star/etc.'
When you send mail to LispSupport or 1100Support, and it reports a bug, you will get back a message with an AR number. You can then find out about the status, etc. of bugs by looking at the AR "database".'
The AREDIT package is a very simple implementation of an AR viewer from inside Lisp. '
To see AR#n, call AR.SHOW(n), e.g., AR.SHOW(23). '
The first time, it will prompt you for a window -- the best size to give it is one about half the width of the screen and at least 1/2 the height of the screen, too.)'
This implementation does not scroll, nor reshape, etc. (Like I said, dumb, but hopefully useful.)'
Date': 14 MAR 84 09':51 PST'
From': ROACH.PA'
Subject': Re': AREDIT': dumb but marginally useful AR viewer from Lisp'
To':   LispSupport'
cc':   ROACH'
In response to your message sent  13 Mar 84 17':42 PST'
     In hopeful anticipation of future expansion, would it not make'
sense to call this package ADOBE?'
Date': 13 Mar 84 14':44 PST'
Subject': Lisp': Lispusers>aredit'
Lisp-System-Date':  1-Mar-84 14':24':22'
Machine-Type': Dolphin'
Calling puts up a window which is neither wide nor tall enough to show an average ar.  There are no scrollbars on the window and reshaping does not redisplay the ar to fit the larger sized window -- you have to call again.'
-- Tayloe.'
Date': 14 Mar 84 15':07':11 PST (Wednesday)'
From': Sannella.PA'
Subject': Re': AREDIT': dumb but marginally useful AR viewer from Lisp'
In-reply-to': ROACH''s message of 14 MAR 84 09':51 PST'
cc': LispSupport, Masinter'
Re': renaming AREDIT -> ADOBE'
For the time being, we will try to make the lisp-based tools compatible with Adobe.  Eventually, we will probably break away.  I see no need to commit ourselves to making lisp-based tools that are compatible with Adobe, which the name "Adobe.dcom" would imply.'
Date': 20 MAR 84 18':08 PST'
From': ROACH.PA'
cc':   ROACH'
     (1) It is almost essential that you be able to vertically scroll'
the AR Layout window.  Otherwise, some AR descriptions will not be entirely'
     (2) It would be nice if the AR Layout window could repaint itself'
when "Shape"d or "Redisplay"ed.'


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Edit-By: Sannella.PA

Edit-Date: 22-Aug-84 17':47':36