Standalone app as Frankensteinian Monster

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Thu Oct 26 17:34:59 EDT 2006

On Oct 26, 2006, at 2:34 PM, Mark MacKenzie wrote:

> I tried stripping things down to this script.  Then after that  
> wouldn't work
> I inserted a script to cancel pending messages, still no good.
> That leaves, in my mind, the question of running externals.  Would  
> having an
> opend connection to an sQL database through the alt3SQL dll cause  
> this hang?
> I tried inserting another script which closed this connection but  
> on second
> thought didn't check for more than one connection.  I wonder how to  
> do that?
> Thank you Dar and Mark for your help so far however, Frankenstein's  
> creation
> (application) still lives.  No poblems in quitting out while in the
> development environment.  By the way I am using Version 2.5.1 on  
> Windows XP.
> Currently there is no way I can upgrade to the current version so  
> must make
> this work in what I have.

I always just issue the quit command if I know the intent is to  
completely exit the program. That has killed my monsters on XP in the  
past. Pardon me if I'm misunderstanding the complexities.


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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