strange problems with SEND

Klaus major-k klaus at
Fri Jan 17 12:38:59 EST 2020

Hi Mark,

> Am 17.01.2020 um 18:31 schrieb Mark Waddingham via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> On 2020-01-17 17:24, Klaus major-k via use-livecode wrote:
>> ouch, sorry, TRUE! :-/
>> However the other message "onlinekursinfo" is also from me and I have
>> no idea why it should be delivered on:
>> Sunday, February 2, 2070, I did not script that!?
> I think you did ... Accidentally...

probably! 8-)

>> THAT script also looked fine in the debugger.
>> Will check again, but 2070 is definitevely WRONG in whatever pending message!
> Remember that pending messages are not deleted by the engine until they fire
> or you issue a cancel command.


> This code essentially computes the 'future time' the message you were sending
> would fire:
> put the date into tDatum
> convert tDatum from date to dateitems
> add 1 to item 3 of tDatum
> put 8 into item 4 of tDatum
> convert tDatum from dateitems to seconds
> put tDatum - the seconds into tNeuesDatum
> add the seconds to tNeuesDatum -- essentially what 'in time' does
> convert tNeuesDatum from seconds to long system date
> put tNeuesDatum
> Now try removing `- the seconds` from the 6th line and see what date you get...
> (My theory is in some iteration of your code, you missed that out but ran the
> script leaving you with a far future pending message!)

The problem handler is another one, this one does work as exspected! 
Will doublecheck the ahndler in question!

> Warmest Regards,
> Mark.



Klaus Major
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