Reminder: objects cannot be copied when stack is password-protected!!! Even in a standalone. Grrrrrr....

Eric Chatonet eric.chatonet at
Wed Feb 27 05:53:06 EST 2008

Hi Josh,

In a protected stack, you can't copy of course but you may clone :-)

Le 27 févr. 08 à 00:32, Josh Mellicker a écrit :

> Once upon a time, a programmer was working on a project, with many  
> handlers that copy objects, for example, copy groups into groups to  
> form scrolling groups, and everything was working great, and the  
> programmer was very happy, and then, as a last step, he password  
> protected the stack, then, the next day...
> BLAMO!!!! Strange, bizarre things happened. Groups would not copy.  
> Death and destruction reigned. Monitors came crashing out windows.  
> Expletives burned the ears of innocent bystanders.
> This programmer then leapt off a cliff, ending it all.
> MORAL: If he had only put a single line of code:
> set the passkey of this stack to "swordfish"
> in the preOpenStack script, all would be fine.
> Please, tell your kids about "passkey", don't let them suffer a  
> similar fate!

Best regards from Paris,
Eric Chatonet.
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