Activating a Function in a Different Stack

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sun Oct 29 21:02:42 EST 2006


On Oct 29, 2006, at 6:13 PM, Marielle Lange wrote:

> What is exactly the scope of this "the result"?
> According to the doc: "The result function is set to empty when the  
> current handler finishes executing."

I have tried grabbing 'the result' in logging functions, but found I  
needed to pass it as a parameter.  In most cases, I get the result in  
the line following the command that generated it.

I'm not sure, but I think 'the result' is set to empty at the _start_  
of handlers and of some built-in functions and commands.

Note this:
**********************
on mouseUp
   test
   put the result
end mouseUp

on test
   put f(5) into z
   put 2    into y
end test

function f x
   return x+x
end f
**********************
Upon click 10 is put into the message box.

Dar



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