Trapping for Cancel Answer printer

Alex Rice alex at
Mon Dec 1 17:56:37 CST 2003

On Nov 30, 2003, at 12:46 PM, katir at wrote:
> This is either a bug, where for use of  "answer printer" Rev should 
> pass the result to "it" or needs more documentation if the globally 
> expected engine behavior is for anything from the system to *not* be 
> in "it" but be passed via the result, which is also logical. Old time 
> xTalkers may take that for granted, newbies will stumble

As Ken confirmed, the solution is to check the result, not "it". I 
think the docs reflect that.
As a relative new xtalker I have sometimes been confused when sometimes 
"it" is called for, and sometimes "the result". Is there any general 
rule to be aware of?

Alex Rice <alex at> | Mindlube Software | 

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