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J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun May 8 01:50:21 EDT 2011

On 5/8/11 12:38 AM, Phil Davis wrote:
> On 5/7/11 10:11 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Jacque wrote:
>>>> It may be a bug though that LiveCode doesn't deal correctly with system
>>>> globals containing slashes. That part could be reported.
>>> I'm not sure what I wrote is right. I just looked and I have several
>>> system globals that both contain file paths with slashes. Neither are
>>> causing me any of the problems that were reported.
>> The vars that work have slashes only in the values, but with the one
>> giving Phil trouble there are slashes in the name.
> Yes! Exactly. The problem (as I understand it) occurs when LiveCode
> attempts to reference the variable, before doing anything with it.

Good sleuthing. Somebody should write it up. I wonder if a global like 
that is messing up other apps too.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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