use-livecode Digest, Vol 87, Issue 3

John Burtt jburtt at
Thu Dec 2 23:40:22 EST 2010

On Dec 2, 2010, at 3:40 AM, Jacqueline Landman Gay wrote:

> We need an official term for those separate stacks that ship with
> standalones.
> --  
> Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
> HyperActive Software           |

Wouldn't more terms just add to the confusion.

Separate stacks are called "main" stacks.
The stacks that are part of (within) a main stack are called "sub"  
Sub stacks that are separated from their main stack, become main stacks.
A main stack that has been turned into an application is an  

Main stacks are savable.
Sub stacks are saved when their main stack is saved.
Executables are not savable.
And, sub stacks of the executable are not savable.


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