Front Scripts

Peter Haworth pete at
Wed Jul 18 18:53:12 EDT 2012

Hi Jacque,
OK, well that contradicts the dictionary entry where it describes the exact
same mechanism for both front and back scripts, i.e. messages go the first
inserted script last and the last inserted script first for bot front
scripts and back scripts.  Course, it wouldn't be the first time the
dictionary was wrong

I also noticed that even messages sent with the send (and presumably
dispatch) to a specific object will go through the front scripts before
reaching their target.

This is all back to front to me….


"The first one now will later be last"….


What goes up the chimney down but not down the chimney up?

lcSQL Software <>

On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:11 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at>wrote:

> It depends. With frontscripts, new insertions go to the "front of the
> front" and get messages before older insertions. With backscripts, the
> newest insertion goes to the back of the back, so it gets messages last.

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