Send command question

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 20 14:39:01 EDT 2002


Hi David, RIchard and everyone else,

My apologies for potentially misleading anyone. Must
have misread the question and thought it was a 'send
xxx to yyy in zzz time' construction. It had been a
long day i guess.
Glad you guys corrected me :-)

Jan Schenkel.

--- Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com> wrote:
> >> Your assessment is correct: a 'send' will not
> execute
> >> until the end of the current thread of code.
> ...
> > Thanks for pointing to this. I consider it a bug,
> a deviation from HC and
> > a difficult feature. A send without time parameter
> should be executed
> > instream.
> > I always used it in this way.
> 
> How about the flexibility of having it both ways?
> 
> The send command is only queued for idle time if the
> "in <timeIncrement>"
> form is used.
> 
> Any ambiguity can be quickly resolved with a simple
> test:
> 
> --
> -- test 1:
> --
> on mouseUp
>   answer "aaa"
>   send "doB" to me
>   answer "ccc"
> end mouseUp
> 
> on doB
>   answer "bbb"
> end doB
> 
> 
> --
> -- test 2:
> --
> on mouseUp
>   answer "aaa"
>   send "doB" to me in 2 secs
>   answer "ccc"
> end mouseUp
> 
> on doB
>   answer "bbb"
> end doB 
> 
>  
> -- 
>  Richard Gaskin 
>  Fourth World Media Corporation
>  Custom Software and Web Development for All Major
> Platforms
>  Developer of WebMerge 2.0: Publish any Database on
> Any Site
> 
>
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