openStack Initialization Issues
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Mon Feb 27 01:23:24 EST 2006
Arthur Urban wrote:
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> If you put your mainStack's initialization into the card script of
>> your mainStack you never need to worry about substacks triggering it.
> That sure is mighty clever...I might even have to do that. I'm surprised
> that there is no "official" and "correct" way to deal with this, but
> perhaps as more folks see this thread, a non-workaround might arise.
> Thank you so much for the input! :)
In my office, that's the official way.
If you really want to filter in the mainStack script you can use
if the short name of this stack = the short name of me then
-- do initialization
That's the thing with Transcript: there are often many ways to solve a
given problem. Which one is "best" may often depend on the specifics of
the task at hand.
Using the message path smartly in lieu of conditionals is not
necessarily a workaround. Sometimes it lends itself to cleaner, simpler
There may be other items of interest with regard to the message path here:
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