Can use assign multiple behaviors to a single object?

Monte Goulding monte at appisle.net
Thu Aug 11 17:15:47 EDT 2016


You can assign a behavior to a behavior object for common code you want to use in multiple behaviors. The IDE does support it.

Cheers

Monte

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> On 12 Aug 2016, at 7:10 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami <brahma at hindu.org> wrote:
> 
> Pursuant to the new text only script architecture possibilities:
> 
> e.g. Group "portal-links"
> 
> Can we assign more than 1 behavior to this(any) group(object)?
> 
> Rumors are that it is possible. But, the IDE does not support it. Or at least the current property inspector UI as it looks today, does not support it.
> 
> Manual assignment via script or msg box implementation would imply that doing
> 
> "set the behavior of [some object] to the long id of [someObject/textOnlyScript]"
> 
> effectively replaces the one and only assigned behavior.
> 
> OTOH it does seem useful if you want more robust encapsulation of vars and methods
> 
> vs overloading the global space with vars and methods from multiple backscripts and libs added to the msg path by 'start using'
> 
> Comments?
> 
> But first, is it doable at all (2+ behaviors assigned to one object)?
> 
> A snake pit of behaviors that are all encapsulated seems less venomous than a snake pit of stack/libs/scripts that are a live and globally "hot" in the message hierarchy.
> 
> Of course one does have the added burden of making the behavior assignment, but this seems a trivial burden when behaviors are encapsulated vs debugging a global message path comprised 50 plus backscripts/stack scripts\
> 
> BR
> 
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