Plain text library stacks

Peter Haworth pete at
Thu Apr 23 12:49:07 EDT 2015

Not sure if this is a problem or not but it appears that any password I set
on the stack isn't retained.  If I remove the stack from memory and re-open
it, the password isn't retained.  I guess just something to be aware of
rather than a problem.

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On Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 9:26 AM, Mark Waddingham <mark at> wrote:

> So, script "stackname" must be at the 1st line of the textfile.
> Ah yes - that is indeed the case - it is quite picky, for two reasons.
> The first was that the main use-case I had in mind when implementing it
> was to replace IDE stacks which were only scripts and thus they would be
> edited in the IDE.
> The second is that the *only* part of the file which the engine retains
> when it is loaded is the 'name' on the first line and everything on the
> second line onwards. If text before the 'script' line were allowed then it
> is not clear how you might access that when the stack is loaded into memory
> - it would essentially be invisible information in the internal stack
> structure that would only appear when the stack is saved again.
> Mark.
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