Rules governing stack purging

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Mon Oct 30 13:28:12 EST 2006


Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Hi Richard,
> 
> It seems to be correct to assume that getting a property from a stack 
> whose destroystack property has been set to true does not cause that 
> stack to stay in memory. I tried the following in the message box:
> 
> answer file ""; get the bla of stack it; put the openstacks
> 
> and the selected stack file is not among the lines of the openstacks. 
> (Dave, I think your reply in this matter is not correct, unless I 
> overlook something).

The stack will not be in the openstacks, because technically it isn't 
open. It isn't listed in the "the mainstacks" either. The engine opens 
it silently and doesn't pass any messages to it when you are just 
accessing a property.

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