Unpopularity of global variables - why?

Monte Goulding monte at sweattechnologies.com
Mon Oct 15 15:29:31 EDT 2012


Do you consider this a bug in lockMessages? Perhaps set and getProps should be able to be marked in some way that they are required. I guess changing the behavior of lockMessages could cause issues.

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M E R Goulding
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mergExt - There's an external for that!

On 16/10/2012, at 6:21 AM, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:

> If any script attempts to get or set a custom property while the lockMessages is true, any getProp or setProp messages won't be triggered.
> 
> If such handlers are necessary for execution unexpected behaviors will occur, and given the nature of such scripts tracking down the cause of the errant behavior can be tricky and time-consuming.




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