Startup message

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue Aug 2 16:29:46 EDT 2011

Pete wrote:
> Thanks folks, didn't realise this message only applied to standalones.  Is
> there then no equivalent for stacks running in the IDE, other than a
> preOpenCard/preOpenStack handler?

Startup is for when the engine starts up, preOpenStack is for when a 
stack is opened.  Having both messages is very useful.  Using 
preOpenStack for things you want to initialize in both the IDE and as a 
standalone will do what you need.

  Richard Gaskin
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