Can a script preempt substack name conflicts?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sat May 16 07:25:40 CEST 2015

On 5/15/2015 4:21 PM, dfepstein at wrote:
> I think I can work around this IF the "substack name conflict
> problem" is only a problem for the LiveCode UI.  In other words if in
> my own scripts I am careful always to refer to a substack by its long
> name, am I safe even if two substacks have the same short name?

Probably. The data loss will occur in a standalone as well as the IDE, 
the only difference is that the IDE puts up a warning. But if you're 
careful to always reference the long name of the stack it should be safe 
I'd think.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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