Front scripts vs Behaviors

Andre Garzia andre at
Wed Aug 11 09:42:28 EDT 2010

Dar Scott had a quite nice stack called "message path primer" which was
great! It was my introduction to rev message path and till today I still
remember it fondly.

Wonder if RevOnline still has it...

Just checked, it does not, but I have his website handy:

On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 2:10 AM, Mark Wieder <mwieder at> wrote:

> Peter-
> Check out Richard Gaskin's writeup on the message path:
> Behavior objects are not at all like frontscripts, but are more like
> local backscripts. That said, it sounds from your description that
> behaviors fit your purposes more than the use of frontscripts does.
> You wouldn't normally pass a message on after a behavior button has
> handled it (or not) because it would be at the end of the message
> path. Behavior objects also allow you to override a default behavior
> when desired.
> --
> -Mark Wieder
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