Main stack and substack order in the message path

Jim Bufalini jim at
Fri Feb 27 12:03:41 EST 2009

Hi Mark,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-revolution-bounces at [mailto:use-revolution-
> bounces at] On Behalf Of Mark Wieder
> Sent: Friday, February 27, 2009 6:45 AM
> To: How to use Revolution
> Subject: Re: Main stack and substack order in the message path
> Jim-
> Friday, February 27, 2009, 8:05:30 AM, you wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be logical that the substack of the main stack of the
> card would
> > be searched in the message path before the substack of another
> completely
> In some alternate universe perhaps. But substacks are not
> automatically placed into the message hierarchy, and changing this
> would completely disrupt the operation of most stacks. And, as you've
> discovered, the order in which stacks are used as libraries can make a
> difference.

I didn't say automatically. Each lib is placed by a start using statement in
the preOpenStack script of the main stack. But, I'm beginning to see the

Jim Bufalini

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