[opensource-dev] where is the source

Ellla McMahon elllamcmahon at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 13 17:43:20 PDT 2010

Is this JIRA related VWR-20031
download of syntax-table <http://jira.secondlife.com/browse/VWR-20031> ??
Perhaps add your comments and votes : )

On 14 September 2010 00:48, Joshua Bell <josh at lindenlab.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 4:32 PM, Kelly Linden <kelly at lindenlab.com> wrote:
>> I'd love to see that syntax highlighting and hover tip code replaced, we
>> really shouldn't need anything in lscript in the viewer. If the syntax
>> highlighting / hover tips could be read from an LLSD we could provide a
>> capability 'lsl-syntax' which could be queried for a version or the whole
>> map. Then you could get accurate syntax highlighting for the sim you are on
>> independent of the viewer.
> At the risk of designing this via email... oh, what the heck.
> User story: "As a developer of LSL scripts, I want LSL the syntax
> highlighting dictionary to be updated automagically so I don't have to
> upgrade my viewer whenever new LSL functions or keywords are added."
> Per-sim versioning is a nice-to-have but we could probably start simpler
> and have a per-grid resource. During login, the viewer can be given the URL
> to an LLSD resource it can *lazily* request. (We do this for other grid-wide
> services.)
> We could later choose to extend this to be a capability granted by the
> simulator, which the viewer could query on each region change (when it gets
> a new seed cap) to give the granularity Kelly describes above.
> The server side changes to deliver a static URL to an LLSD resource from
> login are minimal; if someone wants to take a stab at the client side
> changes and defining a forward-looking LLSD format, I'm sure you'll find a
> server-side champion.
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