Re: ‘Super Sub’ multidimensional arrays

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at
Thu Mar 11 18:31:19 EST 2021

On 3/11/21 3:03 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode wrote:

> I hope that all makes sense.


That makes sense, but it's a bad paradigm (IMO) for the same reason that 
using real data for database indexes is a bad idea unless it just gets 
written once and doesn't need maintenance.

What happens when a folder or a file gets renamed? You have to work your 
way through the array finding out where the old name is, carefully 
extract any data residing there, delete the old array element, and 
insert a new element containing the old data. Trust me, this is a 
pain... having just gone through this with the styledText array of field 

  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at

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