mission critical apps; was Re: cross platform ide
rcozens at pon.net
Sun Feb 8 08:07:27 CST 2004
>xtalk (transcript) however is a total free-for-all. As messages are
>fired off, any handler could dynamically change the message path via
>front scripts, back scripts, insert scripts, etc. Think about it: it
>literally is what that interviewer was talking about: "just send a
>message 'out there' for some object to catch... hopefully". If the
>intended object does not receive the message, how will you know? Is
>exception handling working? Is errorDialog working? Did another
>object handle the message? How did that other object get in the
So Alex, the bottom line is Transcript gives the developer more
options and more options = more opportunity for developer error?
If the intended objet does not receive the message, the programmer screwed up.
CCW, Serendipity Software Company
"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."
from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)
More information about the use-livecode