Get a handler from a script
alex at tweedly.net
Tue Mar 21 05:37:29 EST 2006
I'll answer about the comments separately,when I've had more time to
think about it.
But - this one is quick ...
Dick Kriesel wrote:
>But tokenizing seems unrelated to the challenge of getting a handler from a
>script, because it can lose the control structure of a handler. For
>example, consider the following handlers, whose bodies yield the same list
> if the seconds mod 2 = 0 then ask the date;ask the time
> if the seconds mod 2 = 0 then ask the date
> ask the time
Those two bodies have the *same* meaning.
I suspect you have a different idea for what handler 'a' will do - in
fact, it *always" ask the time.
To see this more clearly, try
> on mouseUp
> if true then put "this" after msg; put "that" &cr after msg
> if false then put "this" after msg; put "that" &cr after msg
> end mouseUp
Alex Tweedly http://www.tweedly.net
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