Dispatch and send
david at vaudevillecourt.tv
Wed Dec 22 14:18:13 EST 2010
I'd say it's a bug?
On 22 December 2010 17:56, Richard Gaskin <ambassador at fourthworld.com>wrote:
> David Bovill wrote:
> Anyone got a reason for this being Appropriate behavior?
>> dispatch "beep" to this cd -- no beep
>>> send "beep" to this cd -- a beep
> Interestingly, running this in the Message Box:
> dispatch "beep" to this cd; put it
> ...yields "unhandled"
> You get the same with any build-in command, e.g.:
> dispatch "go next" to this cd; put it
> Whether this is a weakness in the engine or the documentation is a question
> of intention:
> Is "dispatch" designed to handle only custom handlers? It appears to be,
> and if that's what's intended it's working fine and all that's needed is a
> note in the docs clarifying that.
> But if the intention was that it could be used for built-in commands too
> then there appears to be a bug in the engine.
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