Call and Send?
JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 9 13:47:08 EST 2005
You are welcome!
Yes, it was exciting to hear Bill Atkinson talk about the far reach of
Hypertalk and building hundreds of stacks that could be visited.. of course
now we have web sites and browsers, links and redirects (and POP UPS !! :-)
On 12/9/05 10:17 AM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> Jim Ault wrote:
>> A "call" statement was used mostly in the concept of multiple stacks that
>> were not 'in use', therefore not in the message path. The idea was to be
>> able to jump to a variety of stacks, then use 'pop card' & 'go back' so the
>> user would not know or care where he was in the labyrinth.
> <snip excellent explanation>
> Thanks for writing this up, I'm sure it took some time. It makes
> everything clear now and I see how useful it might be in certain
> situations. I don't actually find myself in those situations very often,
> but if I ever do, now I know. :)
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