[NetBehaviour] Current, An Experiment in Collecting Digital Art; Downloadable work.

marc garrett marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Tue Apr 12 12:14:25 CEST 2011


Hi Michael,

 >If the same script works smoothly on one platform but not another then 
it's not cross platform!

You are right...

I will have to find a mac from somewhere ;-)

wishing you well.

marc
> It might have been updated to do so but the Director 8 version that I use doesn't.
> I had a piece which involved quite complex scripting and on Macs it never got past the first section -it just hung there. A load of mac users thought I was some kind of minimalist.
> I just tried again
>
> http://www.somedancersandmusicians.com/enemy/enemy.html
>
> same thing...
> If the same script works smoothly on one platform but not another then it's not cross platform!
> cheers
> michael
>
> --- On Tue, 4/12/11, Simon Biggs<simon at littlepig.org.uk>  wrote:
>
>> >  From: Simon Biggs<simon at littlepig.org.uk>
>> >  Subject: Re: [NetBehaviour] Current, An Experiment in Collecting Digital Art; Downloadable work.
>> >  To: "NetBehaviour for networked distributed creativity"<netbehaviour at netbehaviour.org>
>> >  Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 10:13 AM
>> >  Lingo works across platforms.
>> >  Sometimes there are some minor differences
>> >  (eg: referencing external files as OS conventions vary) but
>> >  this is trivial.
>> >  You can test the OS at app startup and then run the
>> >  appropriate syntax from
>> >  there.
>> >  
>> >  Best
>> >  
>> >  Simon
>> >  
>> >  
>> >  On 12/04/2011 09:58, "Michael Szpakowski"<szpako at yahoo.com>
>> >  wrote:
>> >  
>>> >  >  Hi all
>>> >  >  I have a piece in the 'Current, An Experiment in
>> >  Collecting Digital Art' show
>>> >  >  at the Harris museum in Preston UK.
>>> >  >  As part of that debate I thought it would be
>> >  interesting to make the piece
>>> >  >  freely available to anyone who would like a copy.
>>> >  >  You even get a certificate of ownership:)
>>> >  >  It wil run on any PC with the Firefox browser (the
>> >  images will run on Macs but
>>> >  >  the sound is scripted in Director and my experience is
>> >  despite claims to the
>>> >  >  contrary that Lingo in Shockwave doesn't work across
>> >  platforms)
>>> >  >  It's quite a big file but it's a piece that is close
>> >  to my heart and I'd
>>> >  >  encourage you to give it a try...
>>> >  >  
>>> >  >  You can get it here:
>>> >  >  
>>> >  >  http://www.current-experiment.org.uk/michael-szpakowski
>>> >  >  
>>> >  >  warmest wishes
>>> >  >  michael
>>> >  >  
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>> >  Simon Biggs
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